MINNETONKA, Minn., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeacon Insurance Group recently announced the winners of its annual college scholarship program. Sixteen high-school seniors were awarded $2,000 scholarships, including OneBeacon employees' children as well as children of the company's distribution partners. Winners were selected based on criteria such as academic record, leadership skills and participation in school and community activities.
OneBeacon CEO Mike Miller said, "OneBeacon is pleased to recognize these recent high-school graduates who have demonstrated their capabilities through academic excellence, strong leadership and contributions to their communities. Through our scholarship program, we are able to contribute to their future as they begin their college studies."
OneBeacon's scholarship program is managed by Scholarship Management Services®, a nonprofit scholarship program administrator, and is funded by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. This marks the ninth year that the program has awarded scholarships, which were increased from $1,500 to $2,000 beginning in 2012.
The 2012 OneBeacon scholarship winners are listed below:
Company (parent's employer)
Plymouth Meeting, PA
La Salle University
St. Olaf College
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
J. Smith Lanier
J. Smith Lanier
University of Southern Indiana
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kathryn Le Claire
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Corcoran & Havlin
College of the Holy Cross
IMA of Colorado
Hub International of NE
Tyler Van Kirk
University of Maine
Starkweather & Shepley
East Providence, RI
University of Georgia
The OneBeacon Charitable Trust is a tax-exempt private foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code managed by employees of OneBeacon Insurance Company.
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