LBS Financial Credit Union Awards $21,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors and College Students
Long Beach, CA – August 9, 2022 – LBS Financial Credit Union is proud to support and award scholarships to 36 students in Long Beach, Lakewood, Cerritos, and surrounding communities to support their education as they enter the 2022-2023 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 36 schools. A total of 32 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 May and June 2022, the credit union attended and presented a scholarship at 13 award ceremonies.
The credit union also awarded two Members with $1,000 each for their perseverance, dedication, high academic performance, and community involvement. Any member of the Credit Union who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or at an accredited college in his/her freshman-junior year is welcome to apply. This year’s recipients were Orange County School of the Arts graduate, Jeffrey T., of Cypress and Renaissance High School for the Arts graduate, Sara B., of Long Beach. Jeffrey will be attending University of California, Berkeley, and will be pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. Sara will be attending the University of California, Santa Cruz and will be pursuing a major in Psychology and minor in Dance.
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 $2 billion in total assets.