iQ Credit Union awards scholarships to five local students

VANCOUVER, WA (May 17, 2018)iQ Credit Union has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to honor students in Clark County. Five students pursuing additional degrees or professional training received $2,000 scholarships each. Recipients were selected based on academic achievement, community service, a written essay, and letters of recommendation.

Scholarship recipients are:

Amanda Sturges, Camas High School – plans to study applied mathematics at University of Southern California

Cornelius Vandermaas, Hockinson High School – plans to study international politics at Georgetown University

Tyler Adamson – studies health policy and management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Julianne Hutley, Skyview High School – plans to study international studies and marketing at George Fox University

Bridgette McCarthy, Washougal High School – plans to study neuroscience at the University of Washington

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

iQ Credit Union began as a teacher’s credit union and continues to emphasize the importance of education throughout the community. Over the years, the Credit Union has provided more than $135,000 in scholarships to local students.

About iQ Credit Union

iQ Credit Union doesn’t go unnoticed in the PNW. Whether it’s our signature red and black buffalo plaid colors or our involvement in the community, iQ has left a positive lasting impression in Washington and now Oregon since 1940. These days we’re known for helping WAnderers and explORers reach their financial goals by offering honest and friendly advice at any of our 15 branches. Stop by and say “Hello” or find more information at


Danette LaChapelle
Senior Vice President Marketing

More News