SAN DIEGO, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- North Island Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in San Diego County through its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, North Island Credit Union recognizes exceptional students throughout the greater San Diego area who are active in both their schools and the communities, giving back to others through service and volunteer work.
The 2020 North Island Credit Union scholarship recipients in San Diego County are:
- Ruchi Agashe, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego
- Evelyn Anderson, El Capitan High School, Lakeside
- Mayte Garcia, Montgomery High School, San Diego
- Endiya Griffin, San Diego Met High School, San Diego
- Ethan Hirschberg, San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas
- Danielle Huffine, Steele Canyon High School, Spring Valley
- Siham Yusuf Ismail, Crawford High School, San Diego
- Sarina, Krishnan, The Bishop's School, La Jolla
- Soleen Mansoor, El Cajon Valley High School, El Cajon
- Emma Rens, Academy of our Lady of Peace, San Diego
"We are honored to support these exceptional students and community members as they move to the next level in their education, particularly during this challenging time," said CEO Steve O'Connell. "We received a number of outstanding applications, which were inspiring to all of us. We are proud to support this next generation of leaders, and wish them the best of luck in their college career."
College-bound high school seniors and community college students transferring to a four-year university who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and plan to attend an accredited college or university in the coming year were eligible to participate. This year, the Scholarship Program received over 780 applications, which were reviewed by a Scholarship Committee consisting of credit union staff who selected the award recipients.
The credit union's Annual College Scholarship program was created in 2005 to recognize outstanding students within its local communities. Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $335,000 in scholarships to students across San Diego and Los Angeles.
About North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union
California Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California. With more than 165,000 members and assets of $3 billion, California Credit Union has 25 branches throughout Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union. California Credit Union offers a full suite of consumer, business and investment products and services, including comprehensive consumer checking and loan options, personalized financial planning, business banking, and leading-edge online and mobile banking. Please visit northisland.ccu.com for more information or follow the credit union on Instagram® or Facebook® @northislandcu.
SOURCE North Island Credit Union