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WESTconsin’s 2020 Scholarship Program Awards Scholarships to Area Students

Posted: June 1, 2020

Western, WI—WESTconsin Credit Union, an advocate for education, has recently awarded thirteen $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors as part of the WESTconsin Scholarship Program. Recipients were selected based on a variety of criteria including community and school involvement, academic progress, financial need, career plans and goals.

Bendel Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Menomonie, WI—Katharine Bendel, Menomonie High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient for the Menomonie High School Scholarship. Bendel will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at either College of Wooster or St. Catherine University, where she will be studying Chemistry.

Dietrich Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

MENOMONIE, WI—Rachel Dietrich, Menomonie High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient for the Employee and Immediate Family Scholarship. WESTconsin Credit Union employs many high school students in their $MARTCU offices and office locations. Many of WESTconsin’s employees have graduating seniors each year, too. WESTconsin would like to recognize these student’s, who normally would not be eligible for the scholarship program.  Dietrich will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Minnesota-Duluth, where she will be studying Chemical Engineering.

Farm Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Barron, WI—Hannah Farm, Rice Lake High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Barron area. Farm will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Bethel University, where she will be studying Communications.

Hybben Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Spring Valley, WI—Kari Hybben, Spring Valley High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Spring Valley area. Hybben will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at UW Stevens Point, where she will be studying Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Knee Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Prescott, WI—Zachary Knee, Prescott High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Prescott area. Knee will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he will be studying Biomedical Engineering.

Mares Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Amery, WI—Devon Mares, Unity High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Amery area. Mares will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at either UW Eau Claire or UW River Falls, where she will be studying Biology with plans to teach.

Mikla Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Baldwin, WI—Brianna Mikla, Baldwin- Woodville High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Baldwin area. Mikla will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at either UW-La Crosse or Winona State, where she will be studying Elementary Education or Clinical Exercise Science.

Richardson Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Hudson, WI—Avery Richardson, Hudson High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Hudson area. Richardson will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at either UW-Madison or University of Iowa, where she will be studying Chemical Engineering.

Sabby Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Ellsworth, WI—Alexia Sabby, Ellsworth High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Ellsworth area. Sabby will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Chippewa Valley Technical College where she will be completing her general education coursework.

Stremcha Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Chippewa Valley, WI—Nathan Stremcha, Eau Claire North High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Eau Claire/Altoona/Chippewa Falls area. Stremcha will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, where he will be studying Soil and Land Management.

Tenner Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

New Richmond, WI—Teresa Tenner, New Richmond High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the New Richmond area. Tenner will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at either St. Thomas or Drake University. Where she will be studying either chemical engineering or actuarial science.

Vivoda-Sadee Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

River Falls, WI—Ethan Vivoda-Sadee, River Falls High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the River Falls area. Vivoda-Sadee will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he will be studying Aerospace Engineering.

Windsor Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship

Menomonie, WI—Jasmine Windsor, Boyceville High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Menomonie area. Windsor will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where she will be studying Accounting.

For over 23 years, WESTconsin has distributed over $296,000 to help support the higher education goals of area students. Scholarships are awarded annually to youth members from communities served by WESTconsin offices.

WESTconsin Credit Union has been serving members since 1939, and membership is open to anyone who lives or works in the Wisconsin counties of Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau, and Washburn, or the Minnesota counties of Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Isanti, Ramsey, Wabasha, and Washington, with a $5 minimum deposit in a Membership Savings Account. Credit unions are financial institutions owned by their accountholders, and member funds are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) up to at least $250,000.

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