$1,000 in SPIRE Scholarships Awarded to Minnesota Students
Friday, June 3, 2016
|(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.”
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.