Congratulations to Our 2017 YIB Scholarship Winners!

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. – NJCUL’s Youth Involvement Board (YIB) is proud to announce the winners of its 2016/2017 Scholarship program!

The winners are listed below: 

  • Sarah Canfield, Picatinny FCU
  • Fenix Gray, Members 1st of NJ FCU
  • Melody Hall, ABCO FCU
  • Gabrielle LaSasso, New Jersey law & Public Safety FCU
  • Rachel Lawrence, Deepwater Industries FCU
  • Joshua Regan, County Educators FCU
  • Julia Swanson, Atlantic FCU
  • Eileen Wang, Garden Savings FCU

The YIB selected the two top scoring students in each of the four NJ CU Chapters, one attending a 4-year college/university and one attending a community college or vocational/technical school. The winners will each receive a $1,000 check to be applied to their student account at the school they will be attending in the fall of 2017. 

We had a total of 24 credit unions from across the state participate in the scholarship this year. 

Thank you to the YIB members that took time to grade all of the applications! If you would like to join the Youth Involvement Board or would like more information on the board and/or scholarship, please contact Marissa Anema at or 800-792-8861 ext. 117.