Farmers Bank & Trust provides assistance to employees in order to help their children attain educational goals at the college of their choice. This year, the bank celebrates the 10th anniversary of the program and the fact that the bank has funded $62,000 in 123 scholarships to students of bank employees. “Farmers Bank is proud to assist families of bank employees with this important benefit of educating their children with the increasing costs of a college education,” said scholarship coordinator Karesa Harrison.
A total of $5,000 was awarded in scholarships to 10 students for the 2013-2014 school year. Each student meeting the qualifications received a $500 scholarship to assist with college expenses.
Students receiving funds this fall included: Matt Dobratz, son of Steve and Kim Dobratz; Luke Eschliman, son of Clark and Penny Eschliman; Hunter Harrison, son of Karesa and Brian Harrison; Marcus Moeder, son of Kevin and Cheryl Moeder; Adam Neeland, son of Craig and Sheryl Neeland; Sarah Neeland, daughter of Craig and Sheryl Neeland; Madison Roach, daughter of Amy and Bruce Hofeling; Brooke Tiemeyer, daughter of Tera and LeRoy Tiemeyer; Chad Touslee, son of Darrell and Dara Touslee; and Shane Touslee, son of Darrell and Dara Touslee
Farmers Bank & Trust is a locally owned community bank operating in eight communities in Kansas with a strong capital account of $88 million and assets of $650 million. The bank is extremely active in the communities it serves, assisting with community building and projects. “This program is another opportunity to assist our employees and promote leadership and education within our communities,” said President and CEO W.R. Robbins.