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NCB awards $5,750 in scholarships to local students 

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National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial institution which provides banking products and services to Southern Ohio and the nation's cooperatives, their members, and other socially responsible organizations, has awarded five scholarships to students in Highland County.  

NCB awarded three Ernie Blankenship Athletic Scholarships in memory of long-time employee and community member Ernie Blankenship. The recipients will receive $1,250 toward furthering their education. The winners are:

Addyson Miles – Hillsboro High School
Kaden Penwell – Greenfield-McClain High School
Addison West – Lynchburg-Clay High School

NCB also awards a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the schools that participate in the Money Matters Financial Literacy program that the bank sponsors. This year’s winners are:

Halle Reveal – Hillsboro High School
Jake Ward – Whiteoak High School

“NCB is proud to invest in the youth in our community,” states Jocelyn Leeth, Branch Manager. “I am glad we can help these students further their education and we applaud them for their hard work throughout high school.”

About National Cooperative Bank: 

National Cooperative Bank is dedicated to strengthening communities nationwide through the delivery of banking and financial services, complemented by a special focus on cooperative expansion and economic development. NCB provides financial products and services for the nation’s cooperatives, their members, and socially responsible organizations. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Bank has offices in Alaska, California, New York, Ohio and Virginia. To learn more, visit, National Cooperative Bank on Facebook and Instagram, or on X @natlcoopbank.

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