The Affinity Plus Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its $5,000 scholarships for the 2017-18 school year!

    Eva B., St. Cloud

    Currently serving in the United States Civil Air Patrol as a Senior Member, Eva is active in leading youth while pursuing a degree in accounting through St. Cloud Technical and Community College and St. Cloud State University. 

    Xeng Y., St. Paul

    A member of his Johnson High School’s First Robotics Team and a Peer Tutor, Xeng will pursue a degree in Computer Science and looks forward to giving back to his community through technology and science education projects.

    Marsha D., Mankato

    A strong belief in the value of education is driving Marsha to pursue a doctoral degree in community college leadership at Minnesota State University – Mankato and hopes her education will positively impact the role community colleges play in higher education.

    Gabe M., Hastings

    With his family as cheerleaders, Gabe’s passion for engineering and design through previous roles in the Marine Corps are now leading him to a career through Dunwoody Institute in medical technology.

    Hannah V., Minneapolis

    A current doctoral student at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, Hannah is the co-founder of TC Food Justice and focused on becoming a leader in the infectious disease field.

    Caitlin S., Baxter

    Currently wrapping up her education at Brainerd Senior High School, Caitlin is passionate about giving back to her community through coaching youth gymnastics, being a member of the Key Club and participating in various events with the Brainerd Lakes Chapters of Muskies, Inc. 

    Matthew B., Duluth

    With a strong belief in the importance of arts education and its accessibility, Matthew is currently working towards his bachelor’s degree in Music Education while perfecting his own performance by participating in various musical groups both on and off campus. 

    Elizabeth G., Mankato

    A current student at Minnesota State University – Mankato, Elizabeth is a volunteer for the ER and STEP Force at Mayo Clinic Health System and a certified Sexual Assault Survivor Advocate while pursuing a double-major in Spanish and Social Work.