San Diego, CA – May, 2022 – North Island Credit Union has awarded scholarships to two North County students as part of its 2022 College Scholarship Program, recognizing exceptional students in Escondido and north San Diego for their school and community activities. Through its annual program, the credit union provides 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in San Diego and Riverside Counties.
North County scholarship recipients include seniors Joy Adel Abdelmalak, Escondido High School, and Madeline Engblom, Rancho Bernardo High School.
“We were excited to see so many promising students participate in our program this year and hope these scholarships will make the road to a college education just a little bit easier,” said North Island Credit Union CEO Steve O’Connell. “We are proud to recognize these students not just for their hard work in school, but also for their commitment to supporting their local communities. We wish all these inspiring students the very best of luck in their future education and careers.”
Escondido High School Senior Joy Adel Abdelmalak is a recipient of the North Island Credit Union 2022 Scholarship.
North Island Credit Union 2022 Scholarship Recipient Madeline Engblom, a senior at Rancho Bernardo High School.
All 2022 North Island Credit Union scholarship recipients are:
|Joy Adel Abdelmalak||Escondido High School||Escondido|
|Baymar Bongolan||Granite Hills High School||El Cajon|
|Madeline Engblom||Rancho Bernardo High School||San Diego|
|Laurinne J. Eugenio||Bonita Vista High School||Chula Vista|
|Armando Gutierrez||San Ysidro High School||San Diego|
|Romyn Johnson||Chaparral High School||Temecula|
|Natasha Landini||Chula Vista High School||Chula Vista|
|Sara Landsberg||High Tech High Media Arts||San Diego|
|Lily Ann Slakoff||Point Loma High School||San Diego|
|Emerson Utgaard||Patrick Henry High School||San Diego|
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 credit union’s Scholarship Program received 800 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 $375,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.
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 over $4 billion, California Credit Union has 24 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.