Farmers Bank and Trust is proud to provide assistance to employees in order to help their children attain educational goals at the college of their choice. The bank established an annual scholarship program for employee’s children nine years ago.
A total of $6,000 in scholarships were given to 12 students of bank employees for the 2011-2012 school year. Each student meeting the qualification standards received a $500 scholarship to assist with college expenses, namely tuition and books.
Students receiving funds were: Matt Dobratz, son of Steve and Kim Dobratz; Kayla Hoskins, daughter of Jennifer and Kendall Hoskins; Chadd Harrison, son of Brian and Karesa Harrison; Trenton Mauler, son of Sheryl Mauler and Kevin Mauler; Sarah Neeland, daughter of Craig and Sheryl Neeland; Marcus Moeder, son of Kevin and Cheryl Moeder; Luke Eschliman, son of Clark and Penny Eschliman; Jeremy and Danielle Sweetwood, son and daughter of Paula and Michael Sweetwood; Shane Touslee, son of Darrell and Dara Touslee; Katelynn and Brooke Tiemeyer, daughters of Tera and LeRoy Tiemeyer
Farmers Bank has awarded $57,000 representing 114 scholarships to students of bank employees for college education expenses over the nine year period. “This program is an important benefit for our employees and their families and an opportunity to assist in building leaders within our communities,” said scholarship coordinator Karesa Harrison.
Farmers Bank and Trust is a locally owned community bank operating in eight communities in Kansas and Missouri with a strong capital account of $72 million and assets of $640 million.