First Source Federal Credit Union is proud to announce high school senior and First
Source Member, Kassandra Lucero, as the recipient of the First Source Scholarship as part of the 2023 NY Credit Union Association’s scholarship program. Kassandra has been awarded $2,500 based on her stellar academic and extracurricular achievements.

She is currently a senior at New Hartford High School and looks forward to attending Daemen University this fall with a five-year accelerated Physician Assistant major. First Source was founded as a teacher’s Credit Union and strives to uphold these principals by helping to fund education in the areas we serve.

“First Source is proud to support educational initiatives in our community.” said Tom Neumann, First Source President/CEO. “It is inspiring to see one of our own Members pursuing her dreams through higher education. We wish Kassandra the best in all her academic endeavors.”

For more information, please contact Pamela Way, at or 315-735 8571.

About First Source:

First Source Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution, with savings and loan solutions, serving Members and our community since 1938. Originally founded as Utica Teachers Federal Credit Union, the name changed to First Source in 1992 to better reflect our broad and diverse membership. First Source provides financial solutions with a personal approach to each Member, building meaningful relationships in order to help Members afford each stage of their life.

First Source strives to help Members make smart financial decisions and help our community grow and thrive. We serve over 60,000 Members with current branches in New Hartford, South Utica, North Utica, Herkimer, and Rome; a Member Care Center, and Online & Mobile banking. Our Members have access to First Source Interactive ATMs as well as over 30,000 nationwide surcharge-free ATMs. Connect with First Source and learn more at, through Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.

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