Spencer Savings Bank Recognizes Local Nutley, N.J. Students with Scholarship
- Student: Kevin Yanes & Saul Abreu
- School: Nutley High School / John H. Walker Middle School
- Award: $1,000 Scholarship / $500 Coverdell Education Savings Account
Nutley, N.J. (July 17, 2012) – Spencer Savings Bank, a community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., proudly announces the winners of its annual scholarship program. Among the winners are local students Kevin Yanes who attended Nutley High School in Nutley, N.J., and Saul Abreu who attended John H. Walker Middle School in Nutley, N.J. Spencer Savings Bank granted Kevin with a $1,000 scholarship and Saul with a $500 Coverdell Education Savings Account (CESA) for the hard work they have shown throughout the entirety of their educational career and their dedication to the community’s growth and well-being.
Since the program was founded in 2002, Spencer Savings Bank has awarded a total of $248,000 in scholarships to youths in the communities it serves. This year, Spencer Savings Bank’s $22,500 scholarship fund was divided among 15 high school students and 15 middle school students located within the bank’s communities. The criteria assessed in determining the quality of the candidate consisted of the applicants’ academic record, history of community service and future interest in a career in business, finance or banking.
“Kevin and Saul both demonstrated excellence in academic achievement and showed continuous dedication to our community,” said José B. Guerrero, President, Chairman and CEO of Spencer Savings Bank. “We are proud to support the future goals of such deserving students through our scholarship program, as we are confident they will continue to contribute to and support our community for many years to come.”
Centered on generating growth through reinvestment of local deposits into the community, Spencer Savings Bank proudly supports local business and workforce initiatives, civic groups, charitable organizations, youth programs, and other community-focused organizations.
For more information on the scholarship program and additional programs established to benefit local communities, or to learn more about Spencer Savings Bank and its personalized banking options, please visit www.spencersavings.com.
About Spencer Savings Bank:
Spencer Savings Bank, headquartered in Elmwood Park, New Jersey, is a community bank that has been serving its local communities with integrity and pride for over 70 years. The Bank, serving consumers and businesses, operates 19 branches throughout Northern New Jersey. Spencer Savings Bank has over $1.8 billion in total assets.
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