Our mission as a community bank since the beginning has been to leave a lasting impact on the communities we serve. Whether that be through our financial services, community involvement, or empowering the next generation of our communities' leaders. We're proud to present the recipients of our Community Impact Scholarships - a group of bright, motivated, and likeminded individuals.
2022 - 2023 Scholars
Corbin High School
Corbin High SchoolWe are proud to have presented Tanner Davis with our last $5,000 Community Impact Scholarship for his outstanding academic achievements and contributions to his community.
In his hometown of Corbin, Tanner found himself volunteering his time with numerous outreach programs such as the Matthew Ministry and the Shoebox Ministry, both aimed at helping provide local underprivileged children with gifts and clothing.
After graduating from Corbin High School, Tanner plans to pursue an engineering degree at the University of Kentucky. Congratulations Tanner! We know you will continue to succeed in all your future endeavors
Anderson High School
Anderson High SchoolWe proudly presented Ella Smalley with one of three $5,000 Community Impact Scholarships for her outstanding academic achievements and contributions to her Cincinnati community.
Throughout the various outreach organizations Ella donated her time to, one that impacted her most was Magnified Giving where she was nominated President of Anderson High School’s Chapter. During her leadership, Ella and her club raised over $4,000 for the Forest Hills Foundation to support local educational programs.
Upon graduation from Anderson High School, Ella plans to attend The Ohio State University and pursue career in Biomedical Engineering. Ella has our full support and we wish her the best in all her future endeavors!
Fern Creek High School
Fern Creek High SchoolWe proudly presented Shawn Nelson with one of three $5,000 Community Impact Scholarships for his outstanding academic achievements and for his contributions to his community.
From Louisville, Shawn has volunteered his time to numerous outreach organizations including the Sunrise Children’s Service where he cooked meals and offered mentorship to young boys who came from troubled households.
Shawn currently attends the prestigious Craft Academy at Morehead State University and plans to pursue Aerospace Engineering as a full time college student at a university yet to be decided. We wish Shawn the best in all his future endeavors!
2021 - 2022 SCHOLARS
Grant County High School
Grant County High SchoolKinsey will soon be graduating from Grant County High School where she was a member of the Track and Field, Volleyball, and managed the Girls Basketball team. Kinsey was a founding member of the Society of Women Engineers at Grant County High School and helped feed the needy as part of the school's Food Service Department. She plans to attend the Univeristy of Kentucky in the fall to study Exercise Science.
Campbellsville High School
Campbellsville High SchoolMaCayla Falls attended Campbellsville High School where she founded both the middle and high school's Archery Team. She also was a member of the Girls Varsity Tennis Team and National Honors Society. Outside of school MaCayla is very involved with her local church, specifically helping feed those in need. MaCayla plans to stay local and attend Campbellsville University to study Biology.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Paul Laurence Dunbar High SchoolMcKenna attended Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, KY where she was involved in numerous extracurricular activities including the Speech and Debate Team, Swim Team, and Tennis Team. In her community, McKenna volunteered her time at Baptist Health, the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council, and the Recycling Club. She plans to attend Brown University of Harvard Univeristy this fall to study Environmental Studies and Neuroscience.