Eagle Community Credit Union presents $16,000 in scholarships

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (August 7, 2018) — Eagle Community Credit Union in Lake Forest, CA recently awarded scholarships to four local students.

The credit union gave each recipient—Anne Chadburn, Lovepreet Singh, Presley Moreno, and Sarah Mitchell—$4,000 to help with college expenses.

Mission Viejo, CA resident Chadburn is planning on attending Concord Career College and major in dental hygiene. Singh, a Santa Ana, CA resident, plans to attend University of California, Irvine and major in kinesiology, while Riverside, CA resident Moreno plans to attend UCLA and major in architecture. Mitchell, a Danville, CA resident, is attending San Jose State University and majoring in business.

Chadburn thanked the credit union for the scholarship. “It will help alleviate some of the financial burden of going back to school as a single mother, and for that I am so grateful,” she said. “When I was getting on my feet after moving out with my daughter, Eagle was there for me with helpful, kind staff. I was appreciative then, and now I have one more big reason to love my credit union.”

The annual scholarship program has been offered by the credit union for more than 30 years. Recipients must be members of the credit union and students, but there is no age limit. Each has to submit transcripts, an essay, and a list of extracurricular activities. This year, scholarship applicants could write on We can make credit unions more attractive to youth” or “What has best prepared them for college?”

Eagle Community Credit Union President and CEO Scott Rains (far left) and Board Member and Scholarship Committee Chair Duane Anderson (far right) with the 2018 Eagle Community Credit Union Scholarship recipients—Anne Chadburn, Lovepreet Singh, Presley Moreno, and Sarah Mitchell.

About Eagle Community Credit Union

Founded in 1937, Eagle Community Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with six branch locations in Orange County, CA. Anyone who lives, works, worships, or goes to school in Orange County can become a member. Eagle is committed to helping members improve their financial well-being through quality products, service excellence and Member satisfaction. For more information please visit


David Ward

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