Awards were presented at six area high schools.

Franklin Savings Bank awarded over $17,900 in scholarships to 17 seniors from six area high schools to include Franklin High School, Gilford High School, Merrimack High School, Merrimack Valley High School, Newfound Regional High School, and Winnisquam Regional High School. The scholarships were awarded through the FSB Scholarship Fund.

“We are proud to support the aspirations of graduating seniors with their goals to pursue higher education in their chosen disciplines,” said Ron Magoon, President & CEO. “As a community bank with strong ties in the communities we have proudly served for 150 years, we are honored to assist high school graduates and their families who may be faced with the challenge of paying for higher education.”

The FSB Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 to offer support to students in their pursuit of higher education. To date, the bank has awarded 627 scholarships totaling over $332,500 to high school graduates. The Fund represents the bank’s commitment to helping families afford higher educational opportunities for their children who wish to enroll in college on a full-time basis.

Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. The Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford, Gilford, Nashua, Rochester and Merrimack, New Hampshire. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.

You can learn more about Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting www.fsbnh.bank, or following the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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