Salisbury Bank Enriches Local Communities Through Higher Education Scholarships

June 21, 2017

Salisbury Bank is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2017 Annual Scholarship Program. Salisbury Bank created its Annual Scholarship Program in 2009 to assist students who have a proven financial need and who are already making a difference in their communities. Eight scholarships in the amount of $3,000.00 were awarded to assist eligible students seeking a college degree in a variety of programs. The recipients are high-achieving students who possess a variety of interests, have demonstrated leadership experience, displayed consistent community involvement, and strive to make their world a better place. The 2017 Scholarship recipients include:

  • Alexis Ghi of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington, CT
  • Angela Tabor of Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Falls Village, CT
  • Connor Reid of Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Falls Village, CT
  • Kelsey Netzer of Mount Everett Regional School, Sheffield, MA
  • Devin Walker of Taconic High School, Pittsfield, MA
  • Faith Mauk, Dover High School, Dover Plains, NY
  • Nicholas Harding, Dover High School, Dover Plains, NY
  • Leá Adams, Dover High School, Dover Plains, NY

Applicants were evaluated according to a 100-point system that takes into account financial need, academic achievement, community service, volunteerism and leadership. The top scorers were interviewed by the Bank’s Scholarship Selection Committee.

A celebratory event was held on Thursday, June 15 in Lakeville, CT in honor of the recipients’ accomplishments.

Salisbury Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Lakeville, Connecticut and presently operates full service branches in Canaan, Lakeville, Salisbury and Sharon, Connecticut; Great Barrington, Sheffield and South Egremont, Massachusetts; as well as Dover Plains, Fishkill, Millerton, Newburgh, New Paltz, Poughkeepsie, and Red Oaks Mill, New York. The Bank has been serving families and businesses for over 160 years and offers a full range of consumer and business banking products and services as well as trust and investment services.

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