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  • Braylon Stroud

    09/01/2017
    Describing the InVEST program as “an extremely positive experience,” Braylon is now looking to major in either risk management or another related field in insurance.
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  • Melanie Keusch

    08/31/2017
    Melanie’s father was a captive agent, and is now an independent agent, and some of her other relatives are also part of the insurance world. So she decided to take the InVEST class with one of her favorite teachers. “I realized that insurance doesn’t have to be boring,” she admitted, “so I chose to go to college and explore the world of insurance.”
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  • Michelle Dajczak

    08/30/2017
    Even with a very busy schedule, Michelle decided to get involved with the InVEST program after accepting an internship at Travelers. She became the first student at East Hartford H.S. to take the courses as an independent study – with encouragement from her InVEST teacher and her manager at work. Subsequently, she became a 2017 InVEST scholarship winner.
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  • Robert Tromberg

    08/30/2017
    A 2017 InVEST scholarship winner, Robert is pursuing an undergraduate degree at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He says the InVEST program and his school adviser inspired him to continue learning about insurance and explore opportunities in the industry.
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  • Randy Wentworth

    08/30/2017
    Randy was inspired by InVEST, a non-profit IIABA program that provides insurance education and career awareness to high school and college students. Over 20 years later, he continues to successfully pursue his passion for the insurance business.
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  • Danielle Vinciguerra

    11/23/2015
    Danielle enrolled in InVEST because she heard how “awesome” it was from graduates who had already gone through the program. And what she gained through InVEST has paid off. After finishing her first year of college, Danielle was already working at an insurance agency she visited during an InVEST field trip.
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  • Claudia Hernandez

    01/26/2015
    Being a part of the InVEST program, Claudia had several opportunities including a position at Bibby Brilling & Associates. It started as a summer internship in 2013, and turned into a part-time job for senior year in high school. In fact, because of InVEST, she decided to enroll at the University of North Texas to continue studying insurance.
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  • Amy Bonilla Torres

    01/22/2015
    InVEST taught Amy the importance of being an informed decision maker and a contributing member of my community. The program also showed her the importance of building business relationships and being willing to take risks. And InVEST influenced her career choices in college.
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  • Nicole Majewski

    01/21/2015
    Nicole works at an agency and also volunteers in the classroom. She enjoys working with the younger generation. It's tough to learn about the industry until you're actually in it working, and that's where InVEST comes in. She always makes it a point to tell students that the opportunities in insurance are endless.
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