Orr, Tejeda announced Bank Iowa scholarship recipients

By: Donovan Mann – donovanm@977thebolt.com

Humboldt, IA – A pair of Humboldt seniors are receiving a scholarship from Bank Iowa.

Announced through a release, Quinton Orr and Esmeralda Tejeda have been selected from Bank Iowa’s Humboldt region as a recipient of the Spirit of Chandy Scholarship. Both will receive a $500 scholarship.

The bank awards more than twenty $500 scholarship to commendable high school student across the state annually. The scholarship honor Bank Iowa co-founder Harry Barr’s daughter, Chandy Barr Clanton, who passed away in 2009.

Students are selected based on academics, character, leadership, and honors/awards. As part of the application process, students were encouraged to listen to Chandy’s story and complete and essay describing their personal strengths and their future goals.

This year Bank Iowa received over 100 submissions for the scholarship.

Feature photo courtesy of Bank Iowa