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Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin
ATTN: Ron Von Haden
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STUDENTS AWARDED $25,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS OF WISCONSIN, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS CLUB
MADISON, Wisconsin (April 24, 2014) – The Young Professionals Club, a division of the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (PIAW), based in Madison, WI, awarded $25,000 in scholarships to high school and college students who are pursuing careers in insurance or a related field of study such as risk management.
“This is the 10th year our group has awarded these scholarships to deserving young students in an effort to bring young talent into the insurance industry,” said Ryan Von Haden, CIC, AIS, Chairperson of the Young Professionals Club. “We are very proud to continue our tradition as the only agents association to make this type of commitment.” These are some of the largest private scholarships available in Wisconsin. The applicants are sponsored by PIAW members from across the state.
Each of the students below earned a $2,500 scholarship.
|Student Name:||Location:||Sponsor Name:|
|Christina Budzisz||Oak Creek||Josh Overlee – BWO Insurance Group|
|Scott Van Dyn Hoven||Little Chute||Guy Van Dyn Hoven – Van Dyn Hoven Ins. Agency|
|Emily Mei||Oconomowoc||Paul Dross – Dross Countryside Insurance|
|Cora Wittmann||Little Chute||Dave Wittmann – Dave Wittmann Insurance|
|Robert Albinger||Jackson||Jim Schwalen – West Bend Mutual Insurance Co.|
|Erin Bretzman||Green Bay||Thomas Paroubek – Paroubek Insurance Agency|
|Taylor Wirsbinski||Sussex||Jim Stein – Associated Ins. Center of Sussex|
|Emily Lehner||Sussex||Jim Stein – Associated Ins. Center of Sussex|
|Andy Achenreiner||Onalaska||Gretchen Pangier – The Insurance Center|
|Caleb Fredrickson||New Glarus||Dan Keyes – Wisconsin Mutual Insurance Co.|
The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, Inc. is a trade association representing over 650 independent insurance agencies in Wisconsin and 3,500 agents and employees.
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