Area Seniors Receive Branson Bank Scholarship

May 30, 2024

Each year, Branson Bank awards three (3), one-time, $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors, living in Taney and Stone County, who plan to further their education in the fields of Finance or Business. The community bank recently visited three area school Awards Nights to surprise the chosen recipients with their $1,000 scholarship certificate. These individuals include: Isaac Beebe, Madilynn Cook, and Sy Rosipal.

On Thursday, May 9, Norma Desrochers, Business Services & Education Officer of Branson Bank, awarded Isacc Beebe, senior at Hollister High School with his scholarship certificate. Mr. Beebe has plans to attend Missouri State University to study accounting and become a CPA.

Madilynn Cook, senior at Forsyth High School was awarded her certificate on Monday, May 13, by Christi Abker, VP – Mortgage Officer of Branson Bank. Ms. Cook has plans to attend Missouri State University to study Business.

Additionally, on Monday, May 13, Greg Baker, SVP-Commercial Lending of Branson Bank, attended the Branson High School Honors Night to award Sy Rosipal with his scholarship certificate. Mr. Rosipal will attend Missouri State University to study Agribusiness.

Scholarship candidates were asked to provide proof of acceptance to an accredited college, a record of extracurricular activities and community involvement, a 500-word essay regarding character, values, and civic responsibility, and schedule an in-person interview.

“It is a pleasure witnessing a student’s excitement and preparation for the next stage of their lives,” said Lyndi Carnelison, Marketing Officer, Branson Bank. “These future bankers and business leaders will make excellent additions to the communities in which they eventually serve. On behalf of Branson Bank, congratulations!”

Branson Bank is a $354 million asset community bank – a locally owned and controlled, state chartered financial institution with three locations in Branson, one location in Forsyth, and one location in Branson West. Branson Bank- Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.


Editor Notes: Please see the attached picture of:
#1 – Isaac Beebe & Norma Desrochers, Business Services & Education Officer
#2 – Madilynn Cook & Christi Abker, VP-Mortgage Officer
#3 – Sy Rosipal & Greg Baker, SVP-Commercial Lending