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Local Student Awarded Banker Funded Scholarship

Left to Right: Sue Freund, Johnathan Bovee, Jim Chatterton and Patty Rogers. Johnathan Bovee, son of National Exchange Bank & Trust employee Sue Freund, was presented with a $1,000 scholarship and award certificate from Patty Rogers, Vice President – Education for Wisconsin Bankers Association at National Exchange Bank & Trust in Fond du Lac on South Main Street in the presence of bank president, Jim Chatterton.

 

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Johnathan Bovee, son of National Exchange Bank & Trust employee Sue Freund, was presented with a $1,000 scholarship and award certificate from the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

 

Each year the WBA Retail Section awards five $1,000 scholarships to Wisconsin high school seniors who will be furthering their education at a Wisconsin state accredited college, university or state operated technical school. The scholarships are only awarded to an employee, or the child of an employee, at an in-state location of a WBA Retail Banking Section member institution.

 

Recipients of the scholarship must demonstrate strong academic achievement, community volunteerism and involvement in school activities.

 

The WBA Retail Section Scholarship has offered these scholarships to graduating students each year for over two decades.

 

Bovee graduated from Oakfield High School in May 2017. He will be attending the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh to pursue a degree in Finance. Bovee is the son of National Exchange Bank & Trust Assistant Vice President Sue Freund.

 

National Exchange Bank & Trust is an independent bank with 33 locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. For more information, please visit our website at www.nebat.com.

 

The Wisconsin Bankers Association is the state’s largest financial industry trade association, representing nearly 250 commercial banks and savings institutions, their nearly 2,300 branch offices and 23,000 employees.