Salisbury Bank scholarship winners awarded


Salisbury Bank scholarship winners awarded

Eight students were named 2016 Salisbury Bank Time to Shine Scholarship winners during an event at Riverside Bank, a division of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company, in Poughkeepsie tonight (Thursday).

Each of the students will receive an award of $2,500. Criteria for the awards is not based on grades alone but includes civic involvement and a desire to make a difference in their communities.

“Every year, the committee is impressed with the caliber of the young adults we interview,” Douglas Cahill, vice president, human resources, told the assembled group at the Garden Street location. “Our 2016 recipients did not disappoint us.”

Since the program was started in 2009, 35 scholarships have been awarded totaling $133,000, Cahill said. Scholarship winners have pursued careers in fields such as medicine, law, engineering, marine biology, agriculture and the arts.

For more information about the scholarship program, visit https://www.salisburybank.com/about/scholarships/

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Source: Poughkeepsie Journal
Salisbury Bank scholarship winners awarded

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