28 Exceptional Students Utilize Scholarships from Community Leaders

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This fall, Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars distributed $39,500.00 in scholarship awards to 28 students pursuing post-secondary education. These scholarships were distributed to students living in the western United States from Washington to Arizona. This is the second year that Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars has awarded scholarships. In 2011, they benefited 26 students with awards totaling $26,000.00.

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College education goals are being reached through partnerships between community leaders and Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. With funds to offset rising tuition costs, scholars received the support of caring individuals and companies. Below is a list of this fall's scholarships.

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Gillian Friedman - Seattle, WA - $1,500

Windermere Northwest Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Benjamin KalumeSeattle, WA - $2,000

Kathy Gray Windermere Real Estate Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Brennan Keough - Sammamish, WA - $1,500

Brooke Tibbles Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Khadijah JohnsonAuburn, WA - $2,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Julia BennettSammamish, WA - $1,000

Young Women Leaders in Science I – Barb Henderson/Mai Yahn Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Erica ChangGlendale, AZ - $2,000

Young Women Leaders in Science II – Barb Henderson/Mai Yahn Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Erica ChangGlendale, AZ - $2,000

Matt Thomson/Keller Williams Realty Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Katie-Linn WileyLakebay, WA - $1,000

The Open Door Foundation Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Tarik AkyuzSeattle, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Natalee Merrill-BoyetWoodinville, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Dylan HeussmanFederal Way, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Brendan BrunnerFederal Way, WA - $1,000

Dave Bochsler Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Sidney CombsBothell, WA - $1,000

Chase Tibbles Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Kayla KjossRedmond, WA - $1,000

Jaimie & Eric Garrett Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Xavier WitherspoonDupont, WA - $1,500

Dirk Bernd Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Kasey AcobYakima, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Verlanie Rodillas – Yakima, WA - $1,000

Everts/Howington Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Andria EllisSeattle, WA - $1,000

Rick Kelley Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Concepcion Ortega SalasBrinnon, WA - $2,000

Rob Owen Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Alexander MarvickBellevue, WA - $1,000

Hubbell-Coggeshall Team Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Alexandra PutnamSeattle, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Cameron ArmstrongSeattle, WA - $1,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Mikayla BellBothell, WA - $2,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Rebekah UelandGig Harbor, WA - $2,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Brianna HendricksFederal Way, WA - $1,500

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Matthew KellySeattle, WA - $2,000

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Lindsey HendricksLakewood, WA - $1,500

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Alexis Leftenant GregoryBoulder, CO - $2,000

On October 15, 2012, Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars launched the 2012 fund drive, raising money for scholarships to be awarded in the spring of 2013. Scholarship funds will be accepted until December 15, 2012. Parties interested in becoming a donor partner by creating a named scholarship should contact their local Cobalt Mortgage branch office.

Student applications for these scholarships will be available online beginning on February 1, 2013. All scholarships and their associated donor developed criteria will be posted on the scholarship website https://cobaltscholarships.academicworks.com/.

About Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
On August 31, 2010, Cobalt Mortgage founded and initially funded the first corporate chapter of Dollars for Scholars in the United States. Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars, a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation, has a mission to support communities and to pioneer corporate citizenship by providing post-secondary scholarships through community partnerships.

About Cobalt Mortgage
Founded in early 2002, the firm has a decade-long reputation of responsible lending. One of the largest privately held mortgage-banking firms in the Pacific Northwest; Cobalt has offices through the western United States, including Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Utah and California. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to ethical lending practices, community philanthropy, and personal integrity. As corporate supporters of the Boys and Girls Club, and Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars (a program of Scholarship America®) the company makes a positive impact in the communities where they operate.

Cobalt Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

www.cobaltmortgage.com.

Cobalt Mortgage, Inc., NMLS Unique Identifier: 35653.

Contact:
Leah Schedin
Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars Board Member
Cobalt Mortgage Marketing Director
11255 Kirkland Way, Suite 100
Kirkland, WA 98033
leah.schedin@cobaltmortgage.com
(425) 216-8105
www.cobaltmortgage.com


Media Contact: Leah Schedin Cobalt Mortgage, 425.216.8105, leah.schedin@cobaltmortgage.com

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