Credit Union of the Berkshires recently awarded a $500 scholarship to Pittsfield High School graduate Brianna Roy in recognition of her academic achievements, community service and leadership.

Roy is the daughter of Jeffrey and Trina Roy, 121 Allengate Ave., Pittsfield. She will be attending the University of Rochester, majoring in neuroscience to pursue a career as a neurosurgeon.

At PHS, Roy was a member of the National Honor Society and involved in student activities such as Spanish Club, Science Fair, and Orchestra as concertmaster.

She participated in the Western District Junior and Senior Music Festival, the Math Competition at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and dances at the Dalton Ballet Studio.