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.
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- Woodland School District’s use of small group instruction and specialized summer sessions help ensure student learning continues and improves district-wideThe staff of Woodland Public Schools works hard to ensure Woodland’s students have the opportunities they need to recover learning that may have been lost due to the constraints of the pandemic including remote learning.
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- Kids to get hands dirty at mock archaeology digFort Vancouver National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park Service, announces Kids Digs programs for children ages 8 to 12 this summer.
- Five local students earn scholarships from iQ Credit UnionStudents from Prairie, Union, and Mountain View High School, and a current college student from Clark County, recognized by iQ Credit Union’s scholarship program, now in its 27th year.