Student Resources Announces Launch of

Paris ISD will be the First to Offer Exclusive Online Enrollment for 2004/2005 school year.

St. Petersburg, FL - 4/15/2004 Student Resources, one of the leading providers of kindergarten through 12th grade accident and health insurance programs, today announced the debut of, which provides web-enabled insurance processes for parents, school administrators and employees for kindergarten through twelve grade schools. Student Resources is a division of The MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company, a subsidiary of UICI (NYSE: UCI).

In agreeing to be the first school district to benefit from the site, Paul Trull, Paris ISD Superintendent, said “Our parents are busier that ever, our administrators and teachers serve over 3900 students, and everyone is trying to be as efficient as possible. The new site from Student Resources will streamline the tasks in offering our students a health and accident insurance program."

In addition to online enrollment and account management, parents and school administrators will have access to a vast array of information on another new Student Resources site, Presented through a partnership with and the Nemours Center for Children’s Health Media, is available to parents, teens and young adults and features thousands of doctor-reviewed, up-to-date and easy-to-read articles and tips, interactive games and images that take the mystery out of childhood illness, surgeries, emotions and dozens of other topics affecting the health of children of all ages.

Rob Whitener, Vice President of Student Resources’ K12 Division, commented “Student Resources is committed to educating the next generation of health care consumers. We want our children to take an active role in their own well being and, as they grow to adulthood, we will give them the tools and information they will need to maintain their health and become informed consumers.”

Paris ISD’s Account Executive, Mark Nordstrom, President of Monarch Management Corporation, is confident about the bright future of the new site: “Student Resources has given every parent 24/7 access to their school’s insurance program information and their own account’s activity. This site stands alone in the k12 insurance market for its array of tools and ease of use. We are eager to have as many schools as possible take advantage of it and plan to offer it to every district in Texas!”



Student Resources is a division of The MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company, a subsidiary of UICI. Student Resources believes that it has earned client confidence and a national reputation by offering only the finest, HIPAA-compliant student health plans.

UICI (headquartered in North Richland Hills, Texas) through its subsidiaries offers insurance (primarily health and life) to niche consumer and institutional markets. Through its Self Employed Agency Division, UICI provides to the self-employed market health insurance and related insurance products, which are distributed primarily through the Company’s dedicated agency field forces, UGA-Association Field Services and Cornerstone America. Through its Group Insurance Division, UICI provides tailored health insurance programs for students enrolled in universities, colleges and kindergarten through grade twelve and markets, administers and underwrites limited benefit insurance plans for entry level, high turnover, hourly employees. Through its Life Insurance Division, UICI offers life insurance products to selected markets. In 2002, UICI was added to the Standard & Poor’s Small Cap 600 Index. For more information, visit