MT. VERNON – Peoples National Bank is set to give $500 scholarships to high school seniors to assist their journeys in pursuing higher education. Scholarships are awarded to students who show positive leadership and character in academic, community, and extra-curricular activities.
Chris Bernard, Marketing Coordinator at Peoples National Bank, said the scholars are the future of Southern Illinois.
To pick up an application, students can contact their high school guidance counselor, stop by their local Peoples National Bank, or download an application at the bank’s website. The submission deadline is March 2.