LENA, Ill. – June 15, 2017 – Leaders from Citizens State Bank presented $500 scholarships to 14 extraordinary high school graduates at each school’s awards ceremony and then recognized the recipients at a special luncheon Friday, June 9 at Stella’s Café in Stockton.
“We are so proud of the Class of 2017,” said Citizens State Bank President and CEO Fritz Kuhlmeier. “We had quite a few exceptional candidates, and we were pleased to have handed out 14 scholarships this year.”
Citizens State Bank, with locations in Lena, Stockton, and Freeport, awards a minimum of twelve $500 college scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors who have displayed excellence in academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities.
This year’s scholarship recipients were:
- Griffin Koester, Aquin
- Alexandria Geiser, Freeport
- Sabree Hull, Freeport
- Samuel Morgan, Freeport
- Marissa Buss, Le-Win
- Brianna Haight, Le-Win
- Tanner Lawfer, Le-Win
- Sondra Winters, Le-Win
- Shayna Drake, Pearl City
- Mikayla Baysinger, Stockton
- Addiah Broshous, Stockton
- Courtney Haas, Stockton
- Olivia Kepner, Stockton
- Hannah McGivney, Warren
This year’s scholarship award winners are pictured below, left to right, with CSB staff:
Front row: Shayna Drake (Pearl City); Addiah Broshous (Stockton); Hannah McGivney (Warren); Brianna Haight (Le-Win); Sondra Winters (Le-Win); Courtney Haas (Stockton); Mikayla Baysinger (Stockton).
Back Row: CSB Loan Officer Dennis Groezinger; CSB Marketing and Business Development Officer Carrie Hass; CSB VP Commercial/Consumer Lending Mike Mammoser; CSB CFO Amy Baker; Olivia Kepner (Stockton); Marissa Buss (Le-Win); CSB Loan Officer Brock Musser; CSB President and CEO Fritz Kuhlmeier; CSB Trust Officer Amy Powers.
Not pictured: Tanner Lawfer (Le-Win); Griffin Koester (Aquin); Alexandria Geiser (Freeport); Sabree Hull (Freeport); Samuel Morgan (Freeport).