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Citizens Insurance And The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation Award Scholarships To 9 Local Students

May 29, 2013

HOWELL, Mich., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Insurance and The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc. announced today that it has awarded 9 scholarships to local, public high school students and children of employees of The Hanover Insurance Group.

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This year, The Hanover awarded a total of 52 scholarships nationwide, for a total of over $74,500. Since beginning the program in 2004, the company has provided over $460,000 in scholarships to students who have excelled academically, while demonstrating leadership and a commitment to community service.

"Our scholarship program is among the most important of the investments we make in our communities and our employees," said Paul Mueller, regional president of the company's Midwest Region. "We hope that our scholarships will encourage students to strive for excellence in college and in their careers, and that it inspires them to make their own special contributions to our community."

Livingston County scholarship recipients include the following students:

Stephanie Harper

Fowlerville High School

Rylie Haupt

Brighton High School

Cameron Hein

Pinckney High School

Christopher Pumford

Hartland High School

Luke Roggenkamp

Brighton High School

Benjamin Schultz

Howell High School

In addition, local recipients of The Hanover Insurance Employee Scholarship Program are:

Austin Mashburn

Okemos High School

Sydney Waskin

Armada High School

Brandon Williams

St. Johns High School


About The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation 
The mission of The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc. is to improve the quality of life in communities where The Hanover Insurance Group companies have a major presence, placing a special emphasis on helping to build world class public education systems and, inspiring and empowering youth to achieve their full potential.

About The Hanover
Founded in 1852, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) is proud to be celebrating 160 years of delivering on its promises to its agent and broker partners, and their customers. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, Mass., is the holding company for a group of insurers that includes The Hanover Insurance Company, Worcester, Mass., Citizens Insurance Company of America, Howell, Mich., Chaucer Holdings plc, London, and their affiliates. The Hanover offers a wide range of property and casualty products and services to businesses, individuals, and families through a select group of agents and brokers. The company is ranked among the top 25 property and casualty insurers in the United States. Through Chaucer, the company also underwrites business at Lloyd's of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes, including property, marine and aviation, energy, U.K. motor and casualty. For more information, please visit www.Hanover.com.  

Amy Banek 
Media Relations             
(508) 855-4486  

SOURCE The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc.