NORWALK - Los Angeles resident Omar Anderson has been awarded the $1,000 Habib American Bank Scholarship from the Cerritos College Foundation.Originally from Jamaica, Anderson moved to Southern California and began attending Cerritos College in 2009. He said he was impressed with the resources offered through the International Student Center and decided to become an active member of the student body. He has served as a senator in student government for the last three semesters and is a member of the International Student Association. Anderson plans on transferring to USC or Cal State Long Beach next spring to pursue his bachelor's degree in business and accounting. Established in 2004 by Habib American Bank, the scholarship is awarded to outstanding business students. The bank's chief operating officer, Saleem Iqbal, serves as a Cerritos College Foundation board member.
********** Published: June 23, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 10