This year’s scholarship recipients, pictured with President and CEO John H. Watt, Jr., were (l. to r.) Emilee Barrett, Madison Kerr, Christopher Jeffrey, Christopher Brown, Rose Warner and Alexis Llewellyn.
NORWICH, NY (July 26, 2019) NBT Bank President and Chief Executive Officer John H. Watt, Jr. awarded scholarships totaling $10,000 to six participants in NBT’s Summer Employment Program on July 24, 2019. The scholarships were presented at the bank’s annual Student Career Day held at NBT headquarters in Norwich, NY.
Eligibility for the scholarship awards is based on several factors, including job performance and completion of at least one year of summer employment with NBT Bank. Recipients this year were Rose Warner (Lawton, PA), who was awarded $2,500; and Emilee Barrett (Clarks Summit, PA), Christopher Brown (Norwich, NY), Christopher Jeffrey (Norwich, NY), Madison Kerr (Norwich, NY) and Alexis Llewellyn (Norwich, NY) who were each awarded $1,500.
“Our Summer Employment Program is an investment in the future of each of the students and in NBT’s success,” said Watt. “The college students who join our ranks each summer develop skills that will help them in their careers as they learn about the many parts of banking. We are honored to be able to support our student associates in funding their studies through this scholarship program.”
NBT Bank has a long history of employing college students for summer work. The current Summer Employment Program was initiated in 2005. This summer, 63 student associates are working at NBT Bank locations across the bank’s footprint
About NBT Bank
NBT Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth management services from locations in six states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. The bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp, are headquartered in Norwich, NY. NBT Bancorp had assets of $9.6 billion as of June 30, 2019 and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT is available online at www.nbtbank.com. Member FDIC.
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