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$1,000 in SPIRE Scholarships Awarded to Minnesota Students

Friday, June 3, 2016  
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(L-R) Kristen Fuchs, SPIRE Princeton
Branch Manager, presented a $500 SPIRE
Scholarship to Nathan Wetrosky at the
May 18 Princeton Awards Night
 
 (L-R) Matthew Bauman received a $500
SPIRE Scholarship from Danielle Pfeiffer,
SPIRE Woodbury Branch Manager, at
St. Croix Preparatory Academy on May 26

SPIRE Credit Union - FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - The SPIRE Credit Union Scholarship Committee recently awarded $1,000 in Traditional Scholarships to SPIRE members.  Nathan Wetrosky, Princeton High School, was awarded $500, and will be attending North Dakota State University in the fall.   Matthew Bauman, St. Croix Preparatory Academy, also received a $500 scholarship, and will be attending the University of Northwestern in the fall.  

Nathan’s application outlined a well-rounded commitment to community by serving as a volunteer for the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge; Como Zoo Nature Walker program; ECFE Reading is Fundamental program; and Princeton High School Swim and Dive captain.  

Matthew’s application outlined a well-rounded commitment to community by serving as a member of the National Forensic League; Woodbury Community Church Youth Group; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF); and St Croix Preparatory Honor Council.  

Noteworthy activities and achievements, along with the completion of a well-written essay, were factors in the winner selection process.

Since its inception, the SPIRE Scholarship Program has awarded 70 scholarships for a total of $37,000 to credit union members.  “We are so honored to give youth an opportunity to further their education and chase their dreams,” says Dan Stoltz, SPIRE CEO/President, “The scholarship program truly embraces the SPIRE philosophy of improving lives.”

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About SPIRE Credit Union: SPIRE Credit Union has been proudly serving Minnesota and Wisconsin residents since 1934, and is a full-service financial institution committed to providing smart products, great rates and excellent service for both personal and business members. SPIRE has 16 branches across the metro and throughout northern Minnesota.


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