DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17! Applications are being accepted for the Resource Bank Centennial Service Award. Each year up to ten $1,000 scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors who exhibit a strong sense of community pride and are highly involved in volunteer and community service activities. Applicants should have demonstrated characteristics of citizenship, commitment, ambition, determination, organization, generosity, and caring.
Involvement in community service during high school may include activities such as community beautification and clean-up projects, working with senior citizens, helping the homeless, volunteering for the local fire department, rescue squad, hospital, or donating time to a library, animal shelter, or park district. It may also include organized activities such as Habitat for Humanity, 4-H, Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, or church activities.
Applicants must be high school seniors who will receive their diploma from an accredited high school in the DeKalb County area during the 2016-2017 school year. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and must attend an institution of higher learning beginning in the fall of 2017. Applications are available in the guidance office at local area high schools, at all Resource Bank, N.A. branches, and online at www.ResourceBank.com. Please mail your applications to Resource Bank, 555 Bethany Road, DeKalb, IL 60115, or submit your applications to any Resource Bank, N.A. branch not later than April 17, 2017.
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Jeannie Barry should tell Eriq. He fits that bill.