Each student received $4,000 to go toward their education
Five students from Southwest Washington earned scholarships from iQ Credit Union this year as the company continues its tradition of giving back to the community.
Lilly Bash of Prairie High School plans on attending Washington State University Vancouver to study sociology.
Ellie Durgarian, also from Prairie, will be studying biology and chemistry at WSU Vancouver.
Holly Kirby of Union High School plans to attend Grand Canyon University to study pre-physician assistant.
Noah Le is a Mountain View graduate who plans to attend the University of Southern California to study biological sciences.
Melissa Grider attends the University of Arizona and is studying nursing and Spanish.
Each recipient received $4,000 to pursue their educational goals.
Recipients demonstrated achievement, leadership, and participated in extracurricular activities. The scholarship program is open to graduating seniors and college students.
“While we look for well-rounded candidates with community involvement and academic achievements, we’re also proud to offer two Committee’s Choice scholarships. These scholarships are based more on life experience and enable iQ to ensure awards to got a diverse set of applicants,” said Danette LaChapelle, chief communication officer. “All the recipients are outstanding with high aspirations, and iQ is happy to be part of their journey.”
To date, iQ has awarded more than $172,000 in scholarships to local students since the scholarships were established more than 27 years ago.
- World premiere of ‘Wrestling! The Musical’ set for Heritage High SchoolDerek Garrison, the principal at Heritage High School, wrote a musical about wrestling, and the show debuts this week.
- Wisdom Ridge Academy students visit Cedar Creek Grist MillJohn Clapp, president of Friends of the Cedar Creek Grist Mill, welcomes students from Wisdom Ridge Academy to the mill.
- Ridgefield fifth graders return to Cispus Outdoor SchoolAt Cispus, students do all of their learning outside, rain or shine and they enjoy hands-on activities like soil and water sampling, plant identification, and nature art.
- Journey Theater presents Shrek the MusicalShrek the Musical, featuring local actors from Journey Theater, will be on stage at Fort Vancouver High school, with opening night set for Friday, Nov. 18.
- Scrooge’s past a focus of Battle Ground High School’s fall drama productionFor the first time in over two years, the Battle Ground High School drama club is putting on their fall production on schedule. This year’s production of A Christmas Carol reintroduces an original play penned by Stephan ‘Cash’ Henry in 2015 that asks the question: How did Scrooge become Scrooge?