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TruStone Financial Donates $6,000 to Local High School Sports

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (Dec. 22, 2020) – This fall, TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union donated a total of $6,000 to six high school athletics programs as a sponsor of KARE 11’s Prep Sports Hot Highlights. Each week, KARE 11 News Anchor Randy Shaver nominated three top football plays from area high schools, and KARE 11’s social media followers picked a favorite. The winner was announced every Friday, and TruStone Financial donated $1,000 to each of the winning schools’ general athletic and activity funds.

Image of Spring Lake Park High School athletics

In honor of their Prep Sports Hot Highlights win, TruStone Financial presented a check for $1,000 to the Spring Lake Park High School athletics department. Pictured from left to right: Karen Greisinger, Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing and Communications at TruStone Financial; Will Wackman, Athletic Director of Spring Lake Park Schools; Kaleb Skelly, student and player on the Spring Lake Park High School boys’ football team; and John Stewart, head football coach at Spring Lake Park High School.

This was the sixth year that TruStone Financial has supported the Hot Highlights program. “We are very grateful for TruStone’s continued support of the Prep Sports Extra over the years, as it makes this program possible,” said Shaver.

“Sports help instill values that are useful far beyond the field,“ said TruStone Financial’s Chief Business Officer Steve Steen. “We appreciate the opportunity to support the athletic programs of our local schools and their development of our future leaders.”

To celebrate their Hot Highlights win, TruStone Financial presented a check to each week’s winning player(s) and team at their school and congratulated them on social media.

This year’s winning schools include:

  • Rogers High School
  • St. Croix Lutheran Academy
  • Benilde-St. Margaret’s School
  • Chaska High School
  • Spring Lake Park High School
  • Andover High School

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