United Educators Foundation Announces Academic Scholarship Recipients
Friday, April 28, 2017
Posted by: Laura Whittet
United Educators Foundation - WOODBURY, Minn. (April 28, 2017) - United Educators Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its annual academic scholarship awards.
Rob Palmer of Falcon Heights has been awarded the $2,000 Educator Scholarship. Palmer is currently a Graduate Student pursuing his PHD at the U of M S.T.E.M. PHD program.
Emma Todd of New Ulm received the $1,500 Education Major Scholarship Award. Currently a sophomore at U of M Twin Cities, Todd is working on her Academic Behavioral Strategist (ABS) license in Education.
Three high school seniors received $1,000 scholarships: Ellen Frank of Minnetonka, Colton Mills of Farmington, and Annie Sheedlo of Blaine.
The United Educators Foundation Scholarship Award program, held annually, is open to United Educators Credit Union members, their families, and those pursuing degrees in education. Collectively the foundation awarded $6,500 in scholarships this year. The 2017 Selection Committee members included: Alan Grandt - United Educators Credit Union member, Dolly Buettner - Credit Union Supervisory Committee Chair, Rodney Rowe - Education Minnesota Secretary-Treasurer, Ramona Springis-Doss, UECU Board Member and teacher at Eagan High School, and Andre Thibault, United Educators Credit Union Vice President of Marketing and Foundation Board Secretary.
The United Educators Foundation was established in 2008 to generate and provide contributive funding and resources that advance educational initiatives and support charitable causes within the educational communities United Educators Credit Union cooperative serves.
United Educators Credit Union was established in 1957, providing a full line of financial services to the Minnesota education community, their families, and those who support education by being a part of the United Educators Foundation. The credit union currently operates branch locations in Apple Valley, Coon Rapids, Minnetonka, and Woodbury.