The TruStone Financial Foundation Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Clare McDonald_TruStone Financial Foundation Scholarship Recipient
TruStone Financial’s Roseville branch manager, Becky Walker, presents Clare McDonald with her $2,500 scholarship.

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (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 the TruStone Financial Foundation

The TruStone Financial Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2009 by TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union to support financial education and programs through scholarships and outreach.