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WESTconsin announces deadlines

WESTconsin Credit Union is offering 11, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the class of 2013 as part of the credit union's annual Student Scholarship Program.

The goal is to award one scholarship in each community served by a WESTconsin office, including Amery, Baldwin, Barron, Eau Claire, Hudson, Menomonie, New Richmond, Prescott, River Falls and Spring Valley. Scholarship recipients will be announced in May of 2013.

Online applications are accessible from WESTconsin's website,, and full instructions are provided on the application. Applications will be accepted through midnight on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.

WESTconsin has offered the Student Scholarship Program since 1995. To date, more than $170,000 in scholarship funds have been awarded to local students from throughout west central Wisconsin to assist them in continuing their education.