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2015 Altra Foundation $500 Community Service Scholarship Winners


Each year, Altra awards up to twelve $500 scholarships to Altra members who are graduating High School Seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to community service throughout their high school careers. The 2015 Scholarship Application Deadline was Wednesday March 4, 2015.


The 2015 Recipients include:

Reed Johnson

Central HS, La Crosse, WI

Abbi Klos

Central HS, La Crosse, WI


Bekah Risch

Holmen HS, Holmen, WI

Cournty Bergum

Holmen HS, Holmen, WI

Mackenzie Bruce

Holmen HS, Holmen, WI


Alexis Goethel

Onalaska HS, Onalaska, WI

Casey Kriewald

Onalaska HS, Onalaska, WI


Layla Hall

WI Virtual Academy



Morgan Horstman

Bangor HS, Bangor, WI


Leif Ender

West Salem HS, West Salem, WI


Clara Grigsby

Clarksville HS, Clarksville, TN


Charles Rowden

Troup HS, Tyler, TX

Michael Sapp

Robert E Lee HS, Tyler, TX


$500 Holmen DECA/Business Scholarship

Lydia Shriver

Holmen HS, Holmen, WI


$500 Youth Apprenticeship Scholarships

Pa Zong Vue

Central HS, La Crosse, WI

Solange Bayerl

Holmen HS, Holmen, WI


Lori Horstman retires from the Altra Foundation



In recognition and appreciation of your leadership and dedication to Financial Literacy education. You have made a lasting impact on our members and our communities.

Lori Horstman Lori Horstman Plaque



Financial Tools




Sound financial habits don't begin on their own. The first day a student uses Banzai they have to begin thinking critically, decisively and analytically. They will get to work though, and act out, real-world spending decisions. Banzai includes interactive, online tools, as well as printed materials in order to keep students of all levels interested. Learn more


Educator Note of Appreciation:


Altra Federal Credit Union,
Thank you so much for the gift of the Banzai Life Scenarios books. The students enjoyed using a real life simulation to practice their budgeting and money management. As always, thank you for your generosity. My students and I truly appreciate it!

~ Amy


Thank you for your continued support of financial literacy in our schools!



Junior Achievement


Junior Achievement offers students the opportunity to take a core financial education curriculum and have volunteers from the business world come in and share their real world examples. This program helps establish not only good financial habits, but also allows Altra Federal Credit Union and the Altra Foundation to to get out in the community and actively support financial literacy. 






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