AXA Achievement Scholarship 2018 State Winner Announced in Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – May 2018





Wisconsin branch awards helping local students and schools

(Milwaukee, WI) – The AXA Advisors Wisconsin branch today announced the following students are winners of the 2018 AXA Achievementsm Scholarship, amounts are indicated below.  Additionally, each student’s high school will receive a $1,000 grant to use toward education development:

Kayla Kaczorowski, Fountain City, Cochrane-Fountain City High School - $10,000

Lydia Colon, Shawano, Shawano Community High School - $2,500

Brice Enright, Clinton, Clinton High School - $2,500

Ashton Herbst, Green Bay, Ashwaubenon High School - $2,500

Stephanie Peitersen, Lena, Oconto Falls High School - $2,500

Ryan Sobczak, Germantown, Germantown High School - $2,500

Brian Wiedenfeld, Menomonee Falls, Sussex Hamilton High School - $2,500

Janie Xue, Pewaukee, Pewaukee High School - $2,500

The AXA Achievement Scholarship helps families take small manageable steps toward higher education and educators and their schools take small manageable steps toward future success. Every AXA Advisors office nationwide distributes awards to graduating high school seniors and schools in their local area.

“The Wisconsin branch has a long history of community involvement.  We’re proud to provide information and support to help students and parents take the next step to college and to honor their educators and schools as essential to their success,” commented Curt May, Executive Vice President.  “AXA Advisors helps families plan for the future.  We consider these scholarships as an investment in our young people and our community.”

Through AXA Achievement, AXA is one of the nation’s largest corporate providers of scholarships — awarding more than $1.4 million a year — and a comprehensive resource for information to help families plan for college. Winners — known as AXA Achievers — are graduating high school seniors who demonstrate ambition, determination to set and reach goals, and the ability to succeed in college.

The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a program of Scholarship America®, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit private sector and educational support organizations.

Funded by the AXA Foundation, the director of AXA’s philanthropic and volunteer activities, AXA Achievement was established to address the financial barriers faced by college-bound high school students. This year marks the 16th anniversary of AXA Achievement.  Since the program began in 2003, AXA Achievement has awarded over $25 million in college scholarships to more than 6,000 students.

The AXA Advisors Wisconsin branch is located at 111 E. Kilbourn Ave. Suite 800, Milwaukee, WI 53202. For more information on AXA Advisors, visit

Financial services available to individuals and business owners through AXA Advisors, LLC include: strategies and products for financial protection and investments; asset allocation, college, retirement, business and estate planning strategies; life insurance, annuity and investment products, including mutual funds.  Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC.  Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC. AXA Network conducts business in CA as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC, in UT as AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC, in PR as AXA Network of Puerto Rico, Inc.

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About AXA Foundation 

The AXA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of AXA Advisors, LLC, the retail distribution subsidiary of AXA. The Foundation directs the company's philanthropic and volunteer activities, working to improve the quality of life in communities across the United States where AXA has a presence.  The Foundation’s multifaceted signature program, AXA Achievement, supports the company’s strong commitment to Corporate Responsibility and AXA Group’s flagship theme of “Risk Research and Education,” by providing America’s youth with access and advice to help them succeed in college and beyond.   Since its inception, AXA Achievement has awarded over $25 million in college scholarships to more than 6,000 students, known as AXA Achievers. For more information go to or AXA's Facebook page.

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