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Local Students Selected to Receive Scholarships

Posted: July 18, 2018

WESTconsin Credit Union, an advocate for education, has recently awarded ten $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.

Barr Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

RIVER FALLS, WI—Isabelle Barr, River Falls High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the River Falls Area. Barr will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at the Augsburg University, where she will be studying Social Work and Spanish.

Bird Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

BOYCEVILLE, WI—Haley Bird, Boyceville High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Menomonie Area. Bird will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, where she will be studying Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Crim Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

HUDSON, WI—Jaydon Crim, Hudson High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Hudson area. Crim will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at North Central University Minnesota, where he will be studying Psychology.

Leach Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

MENOMONIE, WI—Kelsey Leach, Menomonie High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Menomonie High School. Leach will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she will be studying Biochemistry/Pre-Med.

Matzek Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

ELLSWORTH, WI—Olivia Matzek, Ellsworth High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Ellsworth area. Matzek will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Winona State University, where she will be studying nursing.

Miller Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

NEW RICHMOND, WI—Julia Miller, New Richmond High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the New Richmond Area. Miller will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point or University of Colorado - Boulder, where she will be studying Environmental Studies.

Nelson Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

BALDWIN, WI—Collin Nelson, St. Croix Central High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Baldwin and Spring Valley area. Nelson will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin Madison, where he will be studying Engineering.

Pintens Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

BARRON, WI—Emily Pintens, St. Croix Central High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Barron area. Pintens will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin River Falls, where she will be studying Animal Science.

Prill Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI—Collin Prill, Chippewa Falls High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Eau Claire area. Prill will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, where he will be studying biochemistry.

Smith Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union

AMERY, WI—Camden Smith, Amery High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Amery area. Smith will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at University of Minnesota–Duluth, where he will be studying Chemical Engineering.

For over 20 years, WESTconsin has distributed over $250,000 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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