WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. ––Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), is honored to announce the 2018 recipients of the ACT Foundation scholarships. The two categories are: The ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship for first-year college students nationwide who will enroll as sophomores in the upcoming fall semester and the ACT Cares Community Scholarship allocated for graduating high school seniors from select communities surrounding Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc.’s (ACT Holdings) 18 office locations. 

“The Foundation’s Scholarship programs are an important part of our commitment to our communities and education,” said Dale Van Dellen, Chairman of the ACT Foundation and ACT Holdings. “We are always extremely impressed with the caliber of our scholarship winners and wish this year’s recipients the very best in the pursuit of their educational goals.”

The 2018 scholarships recipients are: 

ACT Cares Community Scholarship

Skylar Bass from Atlanta, GA will attend Spelman College, Atlanta GA

Lauren Castro from San Angelo, TX will attend the University of Texas, Austin, TX

Decorey Davis from Houston, TX will attend Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Albana Gllareva from Dallas, TX will attend the University of Texas, Austin, TX

Stephanie Holden from Houston, TX will attend Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Drew Jones from Long Beach, CA will attend the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Hyo Sun Lee from Irvine, CA will attend the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Ayla Martinez from Los Angeles, CA will attend the University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Alyssa Metcalf from San Antonio, TX will attend the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Nicole Okon from Houston, TX will attend Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Jaqueline Orozco from Los Angeles, CA will attend the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Carly Perrmann from Cincinnati, OH will attend the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Jonan-Rohi Plueger from Whittier, CA will attend Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Elvis Rahmanovic from Katy, TX will attend Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Maria Roa from Richardson, TX will attend the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Coleton Saverance from San Angelo, TX will attend Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 

ACT Second-Year Scholarship

Andrew Barnes attending Calvary University, Kansas City, MO

Angelica Bonner attending Howard University, Washington, DC

Robert Lewandowski attending University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Anusha Mithani attending Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Chelsea Montgomery attending University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Alyssa Morlock attending Widener University, Chester, PA

Emma Mulhern attending University of Minnesota: Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

Yinglin Sun attending St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Abbey Taylor attending Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX 

Scholarship recipients are selected based on an evaluation of academic records, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual circumstances, an outside appraisal and financial need. The scholarship selection process is administered independently by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.

Since its founding in 2013, the ACT Foundation has awarded close to $250,000 in college scholarships, in addition to supporting financial wellness initiatives and other charitable activities. The Foundation was established by the founders of Account Control Technology, Inc., leveraging their unique understanding of the financial challenges faced by college students as well as the company’s long history of giving back to the community. To access current and past winners’ lists for the ACT Foundation’s two programs visit www.accountcontrolfoundation.org.

About the ACT Foundation

The Account Control Technology Foundation is a charitable organization established by Dale and Debbie Van Dellen with a stated mission “to improve the future of students and the greater community by offering financial literacy and debt management education, mentorship and support to those in need.” For more information email marketing@accountcontrol.com or visit www.accountcontrolfoundation.org

About Scholarship America

For nearly 60 years, Scholarship America has worked directly with students, parents, donors, colleges, businesses and communities to empower people to achieve their educational goals. As the nation’s largest private education support organization, having distributed over $3.7 billion to more than 2.3 million students, Scholarship America is now working to further engage the private sector to support programs and policies that advance equity in postsecondary education and help students overcome barriers to access, persistence and attainment. More information is available at www.scholarshipamerica.org.

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