SFB Awards Scholarships to High School Graduates
Article By: Becky Seelen
Paul Rudersdorf, president and CEO of Security Financial Bank (SFB), is pleased to announce that nine area recent high school graduates each have been awarded a $500 scholarship to be used to further their education.
- Aspyn Arendt, a graduate of Bloomer High School, will major in business administration from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
- Nicholas Barka, a graduate of Eau Claire Memorial High School, will major in sport management at Minnesota State University - Mankato.
- McKenzie Brion, a graduate of Durand High School, will major in business administration at Winona State University.
- Julia Hayden, also a graduate of Durand High School, plans to major in accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
- Mikayla LeBakken, a graduate of Bloomer High School, will be majoring in elementary education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
- Jonathan Nelson, a graduate of Flambeau High School, plans to study agribusiness at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
- Jacob Miller, a graduate of River Falls High School, will major in economics and political science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
- Hans Schultz, a graduate of Ladysmith High School, will study business administration at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.
- Melissa White, a graduate of Altoona High School, plans to study business communication at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Each year, SFB awards up to two $500 scholarships in each of its markets to graduating high school seniors. Recipients are chosen based on involvement in school, youth organizations and community events with particular preference given to students pursuing a career in finance, accounting or business administration.