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25 Students Awarded 2018 Fifth Third Scholarships


$62,500 from Fifth Third Foundation Recognizes Academic Achievement

Fifth Third Bank today announced winners of the 2018 Fifth Third
Scholarship Program. Since 2005, the Fifth Third Foundation has annually
awarded one-time $2,500 scholarships to children of Fifth Third
employees to further their study at a college or university. The Program
has awarded 275 scholarships since its inception.

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Greg Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. (Photo: Business Wire)

Greg Carmichael, chairman, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. (Photo: Business Wire)

Chosen and administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corp., the
Fifth Third Scholarship Program recognizes the academic achievements of
the following students, listed with their employee parent or parents and
their work location:

National Merit Fifth Third Scholarship recipients:

  • Joseph W. Coleman, son of Warren Coleman, Cleveland.
  • Robert C. Kerr, son of Tim Kerr, Cincinnati.
  • Lalitha Lavanya Konda, daughter of Ramakrishna Konda and Uma
    Sailaja Garlapati, Cincinnati.
  • Samuel Konrad, son of Robert Konrad, Cincinnati.
  • Rahul Ramesh, son of Ramesh Ramakrishnan and Ramya Gangothree
    Ramesh, Cincinnati.
  • Weston C. Yorke, son of Barth Yorke, Cincinnati.

Fifth Third Scholarship Recipients:

  • Olivia N. Creevy, daughter of Chad Creevy, Holland, Michigan.
  • Brendan A. Dewley, son of Lynette Dewley, Owosso, Michigan.
  • Mason Thomas Eldridge, son of Tom and Dawn Eldridge, Cincinnati.
  • Annika Britt Erickson, daughter of Deborah Erickson, Grand
    Haven, Michigan
  • Aidan P. Flanigan, son of Suzanne Flanigan, Cincinnati.
  • Trent Florey, son of Ross Florey, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Jolie C. Foor, daughter of Ronald Foor, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Katherine R. Hannahs, daughter of Timothy Hannahs, Chicago.
  • Megan Hoover, daughter of Thomas Hoover, III, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Kitrina R. Justus, daughter of Jeffrey Justus, Cincinnati.
  • Jacob T. Langguth, son of Steve Langguth, Cincinnati.
  • Lindsey M. Marian, daughter of John Marian, Tampa, Florida.
  • Melonie L. McDonel, daughter of Michele McDonel, Cincinnati.
  • William J. McGuire, son of Timothy McGuire, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Netra Rastogi, daughter of Vandana Rastogi, Louisville,
  • Gabrielle L. Salvado, daughter of Marie-Laure Salvado,
  • Katherine M. Underwood, daughter of Gayne Underwood, Chicago.
  • Michael A. Wilberding, son of Thale Wilberding, Cincinnati.
  • Audrey Woodward, daughter of Laura Bachmeyer, Cincinnati.

"I extend my sincere congratulations to these students and wish them the
best of luck as they prepare for the next phase of their lives," said
Greg D. Carmichael, Fifth Third Bancorp chairman, president and CEO.
"Our scholarship program enables Fifth Third to recognize and
financially support the higher education of these deserving students and
to give back to their parents."

"The Fifth Third Foundation congratulates these 25 deserving students on
earning a Fifth Third scholarship," said Heidi Jark, senior vice
president and managing director of the Foundation Office at Fifth Third
Bank. "This is a Fifth Third Better program that since its inception has
enabled us to contribute over $500,000 to the higher education of
children of Fifth Third employees and help improve their lives."

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. (NMSC) is an independent
not-for-profit organization. The National Merit Scholarship Program was
designed to identify and honor exceptionally able high school students,
and to provide a system of services for corporations, foundations and
other organizations that wish to sponsor college undergraduate
scholarships to students who interest them. All aspects of the selection
of winners and the administration of their awards are handled by the

Established in 1948, the Fifth Third Foundation was the first charitable
foundation created by a financial institution. The Foundation supports
worthy causes in the areas of health and human services, education,
community development and the arts in the states where Fifth Third Bank

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