Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is making a lot of students happy this year. Yakima Federal is awarding $136,000 in scholarships to 68 seniors attending high schools in Central and South Central Washington through its Award for Academic Excellence program. For the past 44 years Yakima Federal has given more than $2 million in college scholarships to local students.
Yakima Federal is also giving $2,000 each to seven area schools. They include Washington State University-Tri Cities; Heritage University; Central Washington University; Perry Technical Institute; Columbia Basin Community College and Yakima Valley College and Pacific Northwest University of Heath Sciences.