17 High School Seniors Awarded Altra Foundation Scholarships
June 1, 2022 – The Altra Foundation has awarded 17 High School Seniors with $1,000 scholarships for 2022.
The Altra Foundation offers 2 types of scholarships; The Community Service Scholarship and the Holmen High School Marketing & Business scholarship.
The Altra Foundation Community Service Scholarship is awarded to those that have demonstrated a history of community service to help build a stronger community. To be eligible, the applicant must be a member of Altra Federal Credit Union, be a High School graduating student for the ’21-’22 school year, have a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher, and be attending a 2- or 4-year college in the Fall. Students are also required to write an essay and provide letters of recommendation.
Altra Federal Credit Union has a strong partnership with the Holmen High School Marketing and Business department. Throughout each school year, employees are invited to be guest speakers in the classrooms, collaborate on marketing projects, and work closely with the DECA group. As part of this partnership, the Foundation created the Holmen High School Marketing & Business scholarship to award students that have an interest in continuing their education in Marketing or Business.
Scholarship applications can be found at www.altrafoundation.org starting in January of each year. They are then reviewed by the board in March. Since 2004, the Altra Foundation has awarded 217 scholarships for a total of $146,000.
The 2022 scholarship award winners are:
• Alannys Cruz Lambert
• Anesleigh Raymer
• Ashley Dahlke
• Caeli McMahon
• Chloe Lichucki
• Hans Xu
• Kenton Newman
• Landon Wilson
• Logann Sackmaster
• Lydia Rosendahl
• Makayla Roberts
• Margaret Clark
• Natalie Mumm
• Ryan Quackenboss
• Sarah Richardson
• Trinity Catellier
• Victoria Goetting
The Altra Foundation is dedicated to providing financial wellness opportunities for youth and adults in communities we serve. The Altra Foundation’s definition of financial wellness is having the knowledge and skills to develop financial goals, budget, manage debt, save, invest, and maintain good credit.
It’s important to remember that it’s never too late to learn how to handle your finances. If you are interested in learning more or donating to the Altra Foundation, visit www.altrafoundation.org.