iQ Credit Union awards five college scholarships

iQ Credit Union has awarded $2,000 scholarships to five honor students pursuing undergraduate degrees or professional training.

Recipients were selected based on academic achievement, community service, a written essay and letters of recommendation.

Students receiving scholarships are:

  • Calvin Taylor, Camas High School – plans to study biology at Stanford University
  • Lilly Kovalenko, Camas High School – plans to study nursing at Clark College
  • Katarina Kubiniec, Prairie High School – studies civil and environmental engineering at the University of Washington
  • Kayla Cayton, Washougal – studies environmental health and pre-med at the University of Washington
  • Adriana Valencia, Vancouver iTech Preparatory school – studies medicine at Washington State University Vancouver

“We’re honored to support educational excellence in our community,” said Kelly Schrader, president and CEO of iQ Credit Union, in a press release. “These students have distinguished themselves through service and academic excellence, and deserve recognition and congratulations for their accomplishments.”