North Island Credit Union Awards 10 Scholarships to College-Bound San Diego and Riverside County Students

Published: May. 24, 2022 at 9:12 AM MDT

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- North Island Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in San Diego and Riverside Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, North Island Credit Union recognizes exceptional students who are active in both their schools and the communities, giving back to others through service and volunteer work.

North Island Credit Union Scholarship Recipient Emerson Utgaard, a senior at Patrick Henry High...
North Island Credit Union Scholarship Recipient Emerson Utgaard, a senior at Patrick Henry High School, plans to attend Stanford University in the fall.(PRNewswire)

The 2022 North Island Credit Union scholarship recipients are:




Joy Adel Abdelmalak

Escondido High School


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


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

"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."

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.

Photos of all recipients can be found here.

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 for more information or follow the credit union on Instagram® or Facebook® @northislandcu.

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