Berg awarded Church Mutual WLI scholarship
MERRILL, Wis. – CM WLI Women’s Leadership Initiative® (WLI) at Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1 is proud to award a $1,000 scholarship to Rachel Berg, a 2020 graduate of Merrill High School.
Berg will attend Baylor University, majoring in psychology and sociology. She gained leadership skills from her parents, teachers and martial arts training. She put those skills to use in leadership roles with the Junior Optimist Club, National Honor Society and Art Club at Merrill High School, along with volunteering at the Lincoln County Humane Society and working at Pine Crest Nursing Home and Culver’s.
“Each year we are impressed by the quality and drive of the Merrill High School applicants,” said Katherine Ruffi, WLI board member and co-chair of the scholarship program. “Rachel’s focus and history of serving others through leadership is inspiring. We are excited to contribute to her journey and wish her future success.”
WLI also presented a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at Mechanicsburg High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, hometown to CM Regent Insurance Company®, a member of the Church Mutual family of companies.
Due to COVID-19, the scholarship application process was conducted through virtual presentations and conference calls rather than in-person meetings.
WLI elevates and empowers the women of the Church Mutual family of companies through professional networking, leadership development and mentorships.
About Church Mutual
Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I., founded in 1897, offers specialized insurance for religious organizations of all denominations, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, senior living facilities, secular and non-secular camps and conference centers, and nonprofit and human services organizations throughout the United States. Church Mutual markets most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers' compensation and commercial auto insurance. In addition to insurance, Church Mutual provides a spectrum of value-added solutions that benefit its customers. Church Mutual holds the following honors:
- A.M. Best Company "A" (excellent) rating
- BenchmarkPortal Top 10 National Customer Service Center
- Wisconsin 75 Top Private Company by Deloitte US, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
- Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer: Innovation by Deloitte US 2019
- Futuremakers Partner by Wisconsin Technical College System
- Celent Model Insurer for innovation and emerging technologies
- Award in Innovation for entrepreneurialism and innovation by National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
- 2018-2019 Employer of the Year by Northcentral Technical College