14 High School Seniors Earn College Scholarships for the 2023-24 School Year
Together Credit Union Announces Recipients of its Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship Program
ST. LOUIS, MO (August 15, 2023) — Together Credit Union, on behalf of its employees and members, is thrilled to award $21,000 in scholarship dollars to high school seniors from the Greater St. Louis area through its Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship Program. Each recipient will receive a $1,500 college scholarship for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.
“We are delighted to support this new generation of students and future leaders in pursuing their personal and academic goals,” said Claire Trunko, Chief People and Strategy Officer. “We believe that investing in the education of these inspiring students will enable them to create even greater positive impact in our communities.”
Please join the credit union in congratulating the following 2023 Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship recipients:
- Amelia W., University of Missouri
- Anusha K., The Ohio State University
- Erin B., University of Missouri
- Hailey D., Southeast Missouri State University
- Jack J., University of Missouri
- Jacob D., Missouri University of Science and Technology
- Katlyn “Katie” S., University of Missouri
- Kaylan K., University of Southern California
- Lauren P., St. Louis University
- Marguerite “Maggie” A., Missouri State University
- Mike W., Southeast Missouri State University
- Mya V., Suny Oneonta
- Olivia R., attending Bradley University
- Will R., Drury University
The Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship program is administered by the credit union’s foundation, the Together Foundation, and honors the late Vince Jacknewitz, who served on the Board of Directors for Together Credit Union, formerly known as Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union, from 1984-2001, and as Board Chair from 1995-1996. Recipients of the program are members of the credit union’s Young Adult Financial Group, a criterion for eligibility, and selected by a committee of judges. As part of the application process, applicants were asked to submit an information packet, which included a record of academic achievements, letters of recommendation, a list of scholastic and community activities, and a written or video essay.
For more information regarding this release, please contact Julie Linder by calling (573) 268-0639.
About Together Credit Union
Together Credit Union has undergone significant change. We have moved from a product-focused organization to a member-centric organization. We rely heavily on feedback from our members and market data to invest in our communities strategically. This sustainable growth model is achieved by the hard work of every employee at Together, and because of them, I am here today,” noted Kraus.
Kraus will be honored at the Titan 100 awards celebration on April 18th at The Armory. For more information regarding this release, please contact Julie Linder, Brand Connections Manager, at 573-268-0639.