Onalaska teen receives $10,000 Altra Foundation scholarship

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) — Onalaska High School senior Katherine Dahlke received a $10,000 scholarship this week from the Altra Foundation.

Dahlke is the first-ever winner of the Financial Education scholarship from the foundation.

“I am beyond grateful for this opportunity to put this money towards my education at the University of La Crosse in my field of Business Finance and using the money to further my education,” said Dahlke.

To be eligible, applicants needed to complete various modules through their partnered Banzai program, which is offered on Altra’s website or through teacher’s classrooms. Applicants did not need to be members of Altra Federal Credit Union to participate or win.

“This is the first time we’ve offered a scholarship like this and we are so excited to be able to do it,” said Danielle Anderson, Altra’s Youth Services Manager. “The Banzai! program has
received several compliments from students over the years that have completed the modules.”

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