Sound Credit Union Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients – The Suburban Times
Sound Credit Union press release.
TACOMA, WA – Sound Credit Union (Sound) is pleased to announce its 2022 Fellows.
This year, Sound awarded $20,000 in scholarships to continuing students. Students recognized under this program were high school seniors as well as adults who applied for the Sounds “Continuing Your Education” scholarship. The purpose of the Sounds scholarship program is to help ease the financial burden of college and university students.
Below are this year’s 17 Sound members receiving scholarships and the college/university they will be attending in the fall:
- Adeline Rang, Oregon State University
- Andrew Black, Western Washington University
- Ava Fitzenrider, University of the Pacific Seattle
- Brett Kelley, Stanford University
- Chauncey Jones, University of Washington
- Destiny Bunoan, Seattle Central College
- Elena Lucero, Central Washington University
- Elissa Blankenship, University of Washington Tacoma
- Emily Hamilton, Highline College
- Henry Oates, Oregon State University
- Julian Garcia – Pierce College (Puyallup)
- Lindsey Miller, Pierce College (Puyallup)
- Madeleine Eaves, Washington State University
- Morgan Maxfield, George Fox University
- Phillip Borchert, Colorado State University
- Taylor Hoang, University of Washington
- William Newberg, University of Arizona
“Thank you Sound Credit Union for honoring me with this incredible award,” said Morgan Maxfield. “I can’t wait to see what doors this scholarship will help open in my continuing education.”
As a financial institution, Sound understands that higher education expenses can impact the financial health of students and their families. The credit union is committed to connecting its members with the tools and resources that can help manage expenses such as education.
“At Sound, we believe in building meaningful relationships with our members to better understand their goals and dreams,” said Jennifer Reed, vice president of public relations at Sound. “Our scholarship program is an example of how we make that connection. If we can help students worry less about the financial burden associated with college and focus on their studies, then we are doing the right thing for those members.
In November, Sound will begin accepting applications for the 2022/23 academic year. All applicants must be Sound members with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher. Both scholarship applications include a short essay and require a copy of the applicant’s most recent transcript. Past recipients of the Sound High School Senior Scholarship are eligible for the Continuing Your Education Scholarship.
About Sound Credit Union
Sound Credit Union was founded in 1940 and today is one of the largest credit unions in Washington State. With 27 full-service branches throughout the Puget Sound region, Sound provides its more than 156,000 members with genuine and trusted financial services and support. The sound is driven by the purpose of being with members, employees and the community through all the waves of life.