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University of Illinois Community Credit Union has announced scholarship recipients

Seven area high school seniors have been awarded college scholarships up to $1000 by UICCU. Their Orange and Blue scholarships are given out every year to students who are members of the credit union, and who plan to attend Illinois colleges and universities. 

From the press release: 

“Scholarship applications are reviewed by a team of volunteers at the U of I Community Credit Union and are given a score based on the information and documents submitted. Applicants are asked various questions including their favorite activities throughout high school, and any honors or awards they have received. They are also required to submit two letters of recommendation and an essay relating to the benefits of credit unions.”

Here are the 2019 recipients:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Sabrina Jordan – Centennial High School
  • Sarah Young – Champaign Central High School
  • Bridget Rubins – University Laboratory High School

Eastern Illinois University

  • Megan Rucker – Urbana High School

Illinois State University

  • Sophia Huff – Urbana High School

Parkland Community College

  • David Cummins – St. Joseph High School

Olivet Nazarene University

  • Landry Ludwig – Rantoul High School

Image from University of Illinois Community Credit Union Facebook page

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