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First Community Bank and Trust Announces Scholarship Opportunity

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First Community Bank and Trust Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Posted On: January 3, 2019 by First Community Bank and Trust in: Community Banking, Community Banking Advocacy, Community News

First Community Bank and Trust will be participating in a scholarship competition that enables Illinois high school seniors to enter a statewide essay-writing contest. It is all part of a program sponsored by Illinois community banks and the CBAI Foundation for Community Banking to increase public awareness of locally owned banks and their contributions to the community. First Community Bank and Trust is a member of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) which formed the Foundation in 1996. A monetary award in the amount of $1,000 a year for up to four years of higher education will be awarded to the author of the best entry submitted to the CBAI Foundation by a participating Illinois high school senior. Up to 11 additional first-place $1,000 awards and 12 second-place $500 awards are available in each of the regions of the state. An additional $500 will be awarded to the high school of the overall winner.  The bank is working with Beecher High School and Peotone

First Community Bank and Trust Announces Scholarship Opportunity