Local students receive Everence scholarships

Program encourages young people to explore the integration of faith and finances

Madeline Troyer of Millersburg and Anna Ressler of Apple Creek have received Everence® college scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.

These students are among 42 recipients of Everence college scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship program encourages young people to explore the integration of faith and finances while helping them on their educational journeys.

More than 160 students from across the country applied for scholarships – a benefit of being an Everence member – for the coming academic year. Recipients were chosen based on academics, leadership, community involvement and responses to an essay question.

“We enjoy rewarding students who invest their time in helping their communities in addition to doing well in school,” said Kenda Mishler, Member Benefits Manager for Everence.

One student received a $2,000 scholarship, two received $1,000 scholarships and 39 others received $750 scholarships for the upcoming school year. Visit everence.com for a complete list of scholarship recipients and their photos.

Madeline Troyer

Madeline Troyer of Millersburg who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Messiah College

Anna Ressler

Anna Ressler of Apple Creek who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Eastern Mennonite University