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BCT - Bank of Charles Town Awards $843,994 In College Scholarships To Local High School Students

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BCT - Bank of Charles Town Awards $843,994 In College Scholarships To Local High School Students

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CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BCT-Bank of Charles Town recently awarded over $843,994 in College Scholarships to local high school students. Scholarship recipients were individually recognized at The BCT Awards Ceremony held recently at The Inn at Charles Town.

BCT - Bank of Charles Town 2018 College Scholarship Recipients. Top Row (From left to right) Mahayana Garcia - Jefferson High School/Shepherd University; Alexander R. Taughinbaugh – Jefferson High School/Shepherd University; Alexander S. Hine - Jefferson High School/WVU; Barbara H. Pichot, BCT Board of Directors; Alice P. Frazier, President & CEO, Potomac Bancshares Inc. & Bank of Charles Town; Leah K. Chen - Jefferson High School/WVU; Dutch M. Miller - Washington High School/WVU.Bottom Row (From left to right) Stacy Duranko, Trust Administrator, BCT Wealth Advisors; Samantha J. Milbourne - Jefferson High School/WVU; Sarah K. Marrs - Jefferson High School/WVU; Desiree N. Hart - Martinsburg High School/ University of Charleston; C. Larry Togans, BCT Board of Directors; Sabrina E. Szemborski – Washington High School/WVU.

A new scholarship was awarded in memory of BCT's former President. The first annual Robert "Bob" F. Baronner Jr. Scholarship was awarded to Desiree N. Hart of Martinsburg High School, in the amount of $2,500 annually for 4 years. Desiree plans on attending the University of Charleston.

Eight students were selected to receive the prestigious Robert W. McCormick Full Ride Scholarships:

Leah K. Chen - Jefferson High School/WVU
Mahayana Garcia - Jefferson High School/Shepherd University
Alexander S. Hine - Jefferson High School/WVU
Sarah K. Marrs - Jefferson High School/WVU
Samantha J. Milbourne - Jefferson High School/WVU
Dutch M. Miller - Washington High School/WVU
Sabrina E. Szemborski – Washington High School/WVU
Alexander R. TaughinbaughJefferson High School/Shepherd University

Additional scholarships were awarded as follows:

BCT Business Administration Scholarship
$500 (annually for 4 years):
Davian J. Hester - Washington High School/Shepherd University

Blue Ridge CTC Scholarship
$500 each (one-time amount):
Zebulun Ludlow - Home School/Blue Ridge CTC
Winnie Lum - Martinsburg High School/Blue Ridge CTC
Destiny R. Shirey- Hedgesville High School/Blue Ridge CTC

Jeffrey L. Pierce Memorial Scholarship 
$1,000 (one-time amount):
Morgan L. Bowles - Washington High School/Shepherd University

Leo & Alma V. Rodgers Scholarship
$750 each (annually for 4 years):
Clara F. Lo - Jefferson High School/Shepherd University
Kelly A. Starliper - Washington High School/WVU

Tom Mentzer Scholarship
$200 each (one-time amount):
Olivia F. Black - Jefferson High School
Kaylee M. Crockett - Washington High School/WVU
Holly M. Kidwiler - Washington High School/Shepherd University
Chance M. Manes - Jefferson High School
Max H. Ober - Jefferson High School/Pomona College
Grace J. Valentine - Jefferson High School

S. Katherine Boxwell & Edwin P. Churchill Scholarship
Lucas E. Costello - Washington High School/$2,000 annually for 4 years/WVU
Allison L. Cowgill - Hampshire High School/$2,000 annually for 4 years/Potomac State College
Katie A. Digon - Frankfort High School/$2,500 annually for 4 years/WVU
Morgan S. Hart - Keyser High School/$5,000 annually for 4 years/Potomac State College
Haven J. Irwin - Paw Paw High School/$4,000 annually for 4 years/Allegany College of Maryland
Anna Marie Miller - Musselman High School/$,6,000 annually for 4 years/WVU
Brooke R. Miller - East Hardy High School/$2,500 annually for 4 years/WVU
Josiah T. Salinas - Martinsburg High School/$2,000 annually for 4 years/Shephard University
Amaya R. Smith - Petersburg High School/$2,000 annually for 4 years/Eastern Mennonite University
Hannah M. Weatherholt - Moorefield High School/$2,000 annually for 4 years/Potomac State College

About BCT

BCT - Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community's Bank, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Potomac Bancshares, Inc. BCT is a locally owned community bank with eight convenient offices serving the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, Washington County, Maryland, and Loudoun County, Virginia. For more information, visit our website at www.mybct.com.

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