LBS Financial Credit Union Awards $21,500 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors and College Students
Long Beach, CA – September 7, 2021 – LBS Financial Credit Union is proud to support and award scholarships to 37 students in Long Beach, Lakewood, Cerritos, and surrounding communities for the 2020-2021 school year.
LBS Financial encourages local area high schools, adult schools, and community colleges to participate in their scholarship program by selecting a deserving student to receive an award. This year LBS Financial Credit Union awarded scholarships of $500 and $1,000 to 37 schools. A total of 33 high school, 2 college, and 2 adult school students were awarded scholarships. The credit union works directly with each school to select the recipient and present a check and letter to the student. Between April and September 2021, many of the scholarships were mailed to the students and their schools, along with a congratulatory letter from the credit union.
The credit union also awarded two Members with $1,000 each for their perseverance, dedication, high academic performance, and community involvement. The $1,000 scholarships can be applied for by any member of the credit union that is currently enrolled as a high school senior or at an accredited college in his/her freshman-junior year at the time of application. This year’s recipients were Millikan High School graduate, Calyce Jones, of Carson and Renaissance High School for the Arts graduate, Katrina Doyle-Jacobson, of Long Beach. Calyce will be attending Norfolk State University, and will be pursuing a degree in Sports Medicine. Katrina will be attending the University of California, Santa Barbara and will be pursuing a degree in Earth Sciences.
About LBS Financial Credit Union
LBS Financial, founded in 1935 as the Long Beach School District Employees Federal Credit Union, is a member-owned cooperative providing savings, checking, Visa®, money markets, certificates, IRA, insurance and investment services. LBS Financial also offers personal, vehicle, boat and home loans. Their field of membership encompasses fifty cities surrounding the greater Long Beach area, as well as Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and San Diego Counties. They currently service over 140,000 members with eight branch office locations, convenient electronic access (ATMs, online banking and mobile banking) and are part of the CO-OP ATM and Shared Branching Networks. LBS Financial Credit Union has over $1.8 billion in total assets.