NAMIC Merit Society Awards Eight Students with Merit Society Scholarships

NAMIC Merit Society Awards Eight Students With Merit Society Scholarships INDIANAPOLIS (May 5, 2015) — The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ Merit Society is pleased to announce that eight deserving undergraduate students will receive Merit Society Scholarships to apply toward their tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each scholarship is worth $1,000. Merit Society Scholarship recipients are:

  • Justine Betz, a junior actuarial science major at Ball State University;
  • Stacy Hoefert, a junior actuarial science major at Bradley University;
  • Nancy Le, a junior risk management and insurance major at Temple University;
  • Leah Lupu, a junior insurance risk management and financial planning major at Olivet College;
  • Sarah Rumon, a sophomore actuarial science major at the University of St. Thomas;
  • Daniel Smith, a junior finance major at the University of Alabama;
  • Marki Wilber, a sophomore risk management and insurance and marketing major at Olivet College; and
  • Erika Wolfe, a senior risk management and insurance and marketing major at Temple University.

The Merit Society Scholarship program launched in 2012 to assist students pursuing degrees related to the business of insurance in funding their education. That year, one student was awarded a scholarship of $500. Thanks to generous donations from individual NAMIC Merit Society members and NAMIC member companies, the program has grown to allow eight students to receive $1,000 scholarships. Corporate donors are recognized for their contributions on Founder, Endower, Benefactor, or Sponsor levels. Individual donors are recognized on Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Cum Laude, and Graduate levels. This year’s Founder donors were Western National Mutual Insurance Company and Guy Carpenter. The NAMIC Merit Society is a group of NAMIC members recognized for their effort, accomplishment, and commitment to professional development and learning.

 

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