New Scholarship Instituted by Arcus Lending and Bridgette Akunal Helps High …

San Jose Mortgage Broker and Saratoga Real Estate Agent, awarded $2000 in scholarship monies to deserving students of Santa Clara High School via The Akunal Arcus Lending Scholarship.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013

Arcus Lending, a San Jose Mortgage Broker and Bridgette Akunal, a Residential Real Estate Specialist with Intero Real Estate, have teamed up to institute a scholarship for deserving Santa Clara High School, California students to help enroll into college.

Based on an essay competition, The Akunal Arcus Lending Scholarship was awarded to three selected graduating seniors who are enrolled full time at Santa Clara High School with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have been accepted to a Junior or Four Year College.

“At Arcus Lending we believe in giving back to the community. Schools are a great way for us to make a positive impact on the community we operate in”, said Shashank Shekhar, CEO of Arcus Lending, Best-selling author and among the top 1% loan officers in the country.

“This generous scholarship is open to all graduating seniors and is based on academic standing and college readiness. I cannot express my gratitude enough to Akunal and Arcus Lending Team for this donation and their willingness to support our students in their ongoing academic endeavors.” said, Dave Grissom, Principal, Santa Clara High School.

“As a Residential Real Estate Specialist serving the San Francisco Bay Area for the last 13 years, I highly embrace this great opportunity to be a resource to young adults. By assisting in their education and personal empowerment, they can make a difference for a better future,” said Bridgette Akunal, one of the leading professionals in the real estate industry and an active member of many Silicon Valley Organizations.

First place winner was honored $1200, second place winner $500 and third place winner $300 towards their scholarship tuition at the Santa Clara High School Graduation Ceremony on May 29, 2013.

About Arcus Lending:

Arcus Lending (NMLS 1035734) is a mortgage broker offering home purchase and refinance loans in the state of California. The company plans to expand its operations on the East Coast this summer by offering home loans to residents of those states.

More information about Arcus Lending can be found by calling at 855.644.5626, by emailing at info(at)arcuslending(dot)com or by vising their website at

About Bridgette Akunal :

Bridgette Akunal (DRE-01297423) is a real estate consultant specializing in residential and investment properties in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. More information on Bridgette Akunal and Intero Real Estate Services can be found by calling 408.973.9800, by emailing at bakunal(at)interorealestate(dot)com or by simply visiting

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