Allianz Life Awards Scholarships to Local Students Legacy Scholarship Program Gives $30,000 for Higher Education Business Wire MINNEAPOLIS -- September 5, 2013 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) announced it has awarded $30,000 in scholarships to local students for post-secondary educational costs through its Legacy Scholarship Program. Eight $3,000 scholarships were given to family members of Allianz Life employees living in the Twin Cities. Additionally, two $3,000 scholarships were awarded to the children of two Allianz Life employees living in Georgia. “The Legacy Scholarships are a great way to recognize and award students that are doing great things in both the classroom and the community,” said Allianz Life President and CEO Walter White. “By rewarding these young adults who think of others and value their education, we will strengthen our communities and build a bright future.” Students received the scholarships because they reflect the company’s core values of caring and service to others. The 10 scholarships were based on academic performance and community service participation in areas such as social welfare and education. Allianz Life is proud to recognize the following 2013 Legacy Scholarship recipients: *Caitlin Navratil, graduate of Centennial High School, Lino Lakes, Minn. and attends Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn.; *John Kehn, graduate of Totino-Grace High School, Fridley, Minn. and attends the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.; *Emily Schwen, graduate of Maple Grove Senior High, Maple Grove, Minn. and attends the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minn.; *McCall Kleve, graduate of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School, Howard Lake, Minn. and attends Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn.; *Kaitlin Brunik, graduate of Roseville Area High School, Roseville, Minn. and attends the University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.; *Trevor Harrison, graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Paul, Minn. and attends the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; *Carly Spindler, who grew up in Maple Grove, Minn. and attends the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.; *Lindsey Lee, graduate of Hill Murray High School, Maplewood, Minn. and attends St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.; *Mackenzie Jones, graduate of North Cobb High School, Kennesaw, Ga. and attends Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Ga; and *Andrew Elson, graduate of Etowah High School, Woodstock, Ga. and attends the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. The Allianz Legacy Scholarship Program was created to honor the passing of Rosie Wineland, an exemplary Allianz Life employee who passed away in 1990 after battling cancer. In the years since her death, the company continues to celebrate its core values and past employee legacies through these scholarships. Note to editors: Photos available upon request. About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2013, has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 150,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities. Contact: Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703 Cell: 763-234-7390 firstname.lastname@example.org
Allianz Life Awards Scholarships to Local Students
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