First National Bank announces 2017 Community Scholarship Program available to Livingston County High School Seniors
First National Bank Announces 2017 Community Scholarship Program $10,000 Available to Livingston County H.S. Seniors
First National Bank is pleased to announce their ‘2017 Community Scholarship Program’. Up to ten scholarships of $1,000 each are available for Livingston County high school seniors, regardless of whether they attend public, private, charter or are home schooled, to continue their academic or vocational education. Again in 2017, five teacher classroom grants of $250 will be presented as part of the scholarship program.
The selection criteria focuses on academics (a minimum 3.0 GPA is required), community service participation, a written essay, recommendation letters, and challenges, if any, overcome to graduate. Scholarship applications are available online at fnbh.com or from high school counselors. Completed applications are due by March 24, 2017 and the recipients will be announced at the various schools scholarship events and at a dinner hosted by First National for the recipients, their family and invited guests. The teacher classroom grants will be selected as part of the scholarship process, no application is necessary.
In making the announcement, First National Bank President/CEO Ron Long, said, “First National is all about ‘service’ – to our customers and our community. The Community Scholarship Program and Teacher Classroom Grants are wonderful examples of the power of local banking at work – it is customers banking locally with First National who make the community scholarship program and our other corporate citizenship efforts possible.” Randy Greene, VP and Retail Banking Administrator at First National and coordinator of the scholarship program for 2017 added, “First National staff and community leaders are involved in the selection process. The scholarships benefit the future leaders of our community. And, the grants help our teachers with their important work. This is truly a win, win, win program and First National is proud of the more than $250,000 it has provided since its inception.”
For an application and more details about the scholarship program, visit fnbh.com, see a high school counselor or visit any First National Bank office.
First National Bank has been part of the Livingston County community for more than 125 years. They are focused on providing practical financial services for families and businesses and do so through their 8 conveniently located Livingston County offices and online at FNBH.com. As the only bank headquartered in Livingston County, 1st National takes great pride in its corporate citizenship and is known and respected for their support of causes and events that add to the quality of life across Livingston County. See our complete story at www.fnbh.com.