Monson, MA – Monson Savings Bank frequently displays their commitment to supporting local community members. This includes supporting the up and coming generations of local high school students who will make a difference in surrounding communities for years to come. Monson Savings recently announced that the Bank awarded $28,000 in scholarships to 14 graduating seniors of local high schools.
On, June 15th, the Bank held their annual Monson Savings Bank Scholarship Ceremony at the Corporate Office located in Monson. At the ceremony students and their parents enjoyed refreshments while mingling with Monson Saving Bank’s team members before receiving their scholarship checks and a gift to take with them on their journey into higher education.
Monson Savings Bank awarded $2,000 scholarships to the following local high school recipients:
Branden Hrdlicka – East Longmeadow High School
Stefania Liquori – East Longmeadow High School
Alexandros Dimitroglou – East Longmeadow High School
Anna O’Keefe – Minnechaug Regional High School
Mia Scatolini – Minnechaug Regional High School
Camden Balicki – Ware Junior/Senior High School
John Daly, III – Monson High School
Kaleb Metcalfe – Monson High School
Korin Lowe – Monson High School
Jeffrey Duprerre – Minnechaug Regional High School
Rylee Bonneau – Monson High School
Miranda Sandoval – Monson High School
Nathalie Cruz – Ware Junior/Senior High School
Andrew Soltys – Ware Junior/Senior High School
Dan Moriarty, President and CEO of Monson Savings Bank, made a brief speech to the recipients and their family members during the ceremony. He expressed how proud he and the entire Bank was of the graduates for their resilience and dedication. He encouraged them to always be their most authentic self, listen to their parents’ guidance, and enjoy every single moment. He also shared with the recipients that as their local community bank, Monson Savings will always be available to offer support and financial advice.
“All of us at Monson Savings are extremely proud of these students for the grit they have shown over these unique and challenging past few years,” said Dan Moriarty, President and CEO. “We are thrilled to offer these brilliant students with financial support so they can pursue their education. This is the beginning of an amazing journey for these graduates and we hope they will stay in touch, sharing updates on this next chapter of their lives. We are certain that they will accomplish extraordinary things.”
About Monson Savings Bank
Incorporated as a mutually chartered community bank in 1872, Monson Savings Bank has the longest tenure of service and stability in its market. Civic leaders chartered the bank with the intent to give working men and women the opportunity to save, which – incredibly, they could not do prior to the bank’s inception. Today, Monson Savings Bank retains its legacy of empowerment through savings, but has expanded to serve its customers with a variety of innovative financial services, including digital banking, online mortgage applications and business banking, and commercial lending. The bank has expanded on its promise of “where people save, businesses prosper, and communities benefit” by opening offices in Hampden, Wilbraham, Ware, and most recently East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The bank also opened a retail and business loan operations center in Wilbraham in 2020. Member FDIC, Member DIF, Equal Housing Lender.