The TruStone Financial Foundation awards $12,000 in scholarships to local students

PLYMOUTH, MN (May 22, 2018) — The TruStone Financial Foundation recently awarded $12,000 in scholarships to nine high school seniors. The applicants were scored on their academic merit, extracurricular activities, work experience and essay response regarding financial management.

“We are proud to award these nine deserving students a scholarship to pursue their secondary education,” shared Steve Bohlig, Chairman of the TruStone Financial Foundation.“Their pursuit of education and dedication to their community are values the TruStone Financial Foundation holds in high regard. On behalf of the board of directors, we wish all of our scholarships recipients the very best.”

Congratulations to the 2018 scholarship recipients:

Audrey Carlson, Roseville Area High School – Minnesota

Aubrey Hamilton, St. Michael – Albertville High School – Minnesota

Anna Ingemann, Wayzata Senior High School – Minnesota

Tonia Kounelis, Muskego High School – Wisconsin

Clare McDonald, South High School – Minnesota

Max Moynihan, Apple Valley High School – Minnesota

Molly Moynihan, Apple Valley High School – Minnesota

Benjamin Oman, Minneapolis Roosevelt High School – Minnesota

Nikolaus Prusinski, Saint Francis High School – Wisconsin

Clare McDonald, a South High School graduate attending St. Olaf College in the fall, expressed her appreciation upon receiving her $2,500 scholarship: “I am exceedingly grateful for the scholarship I received from TruStone Financial. Throughout high school, visiting the credit union has meant a lot, as it is the place where I’ve learned how to manage the money I’ve earned working. TruStone Financial has supported my journey to save for my college education, both through their services and this scholarship, and I couldn’t be more thankful.”

To learn more about the TruStone Financial Foundation scholarship program and ways in which you can donate to support financial education, visit their website at

About TruStone Financial

TruStone Financial is a full-service credit union that has worked to improve the financial well-being of its neighbors for more than 80 years. Founded as a teachers’ credit union, education remains one of TruStone’s core values. It strives to teach its members healthy financial habits, and its mission is to offer simple, convenient tools and great rates to help them reach their goals. It has 14 branches across Minnesota and Wisconsin and is Minnesota’s third largest credit union, with assets of $1.74 billion as of June 30, 2020. To learn more, visit


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