HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For a third year in a row, Nuvision Credit Union is hosting the Essay Challenge Scholarship Program for students at participating high schools in Los Angeles and Orange County.
This unique contest not only offers participants an opportunity to earn money to invest in their future, it also includes a series of assemblies and financial workshops to help them and their families better prepare for life.
"The Essay Challenge Scholarship Program represents part of our ongoing commitment to invest in the communities we serve," said Attila Morgan, Nuvision's Manager of Community Engagement and Public Relations. "It provides financial support to the winning students and their schools, and through the workshops and assemblies we're giving students and their families tools that can help them every day."
The high schools participating in the contest this year are: Bell Gardens High School, Cabrillo High School, Carson High School, City Honors College Preparatory Academy, Lakewood High School, Marina High School, Mater Dei High School, Oxford Academy and Schurr High School.
The topic for the essay contest will be given at the financial workshops taking place at the schools throughout February and March. The workshops will feature talks by Olympic Gold Medalist Ron Brown, former NFL great Terrell Thomas and Thomas Williams, and local business leaders and luminaries.
The top 10 essays from each school will be entered into an online contest and voted on by the public with the winner announced on May 2nd. The winning essay will receive a $5,000 scholarship, 10 runner-ups will receive $500 each, and the 15 honorable mentions will each receive $100.
For complete contest rules and details, as well as a schedule of high school kick-off assemblies and financial workshop dates, visit essaychallenge.com
About Nuvision Credit Union
Nuvision Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with 13 branches located in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and Arizona and assets of over $1.3 billion. Headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif. Nuvision was founded in 1935 to serve employees of Douglas Aircraft Company. It continues to serve employees from Boeing, Sempra Energy/The Gas Company, and Tesoro with a total of more than 83,000 members. For more information, visit www.nuvisionfederal.com.
SOURCE Nuvision Credit Union