IBC Bank-Austin Awards Scholarships to Area Graduates
IBC Bank - Austin honors 13 high school seniors with the A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
(July 24, 2020) AUSTIN, Texas - IBC Bank-Austin continues their support of higher education by awarding area students with the A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship as they venture onto college and start a new chapter of their lives. Scholarships are granted to students who demonstrated a "Do More" attitude and leadership in student and community affairs throughout their years in high school.
IBC Bank-Austin awarded $13,000 in scholarships to deserving students from 7 area high schools.
"The students selected to receive the scholarship award are examples of IBC Bank's ‘We Do More' philosophy" said IBC Bank - Austin President Bob Barnes. "We are extremely honored to assist in the pursuit of their higher education goals."
Born into a humble family, Antonio R. Sanchez, Sr., the namesake of the scholarship, was a strong supporter of making higher education available to those interested in bettering their lives. Sanchez's commitment to the power of learning lives on in the A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship, which is bestowed annually on deserving high school seniors in Texas and Oklahoma.
Barnes added "It gives me great joy to see the expression on the faces of the students and their parents as we hand them a check, which they will use to defray the costs of going to college. We are committed to giving back to the community and know the awards are appreciated."
Scholarship award recipients include:
Destanie Maese Northeast Early College High School
Joshua Osezua Northeast Early College High School
Cesar Menchaca Navarro High School
Alyssa Gonzales Austin Can Academy
Jennifer Marin Austin Can Academy
Ariel Navarez San Juan Diego Catholic High School
Cynthia Lopez San Juan Diego Catholic High School
Leticia Mondragon Colorado River Collegiate Academy
Kaitlin Baez Colorado River Collegiate Academy
Madalyn Flores Cedar Creek High School
Rachel Ramirez Cedar Creek High School
Kamryn Saegert Bastrop High School
Logan Anderson Bastrop High School
This year, IBC Bank presented over $120,000 in scholarships to high school seniors throughout their corporate footprint in Texas and Oklahoma.
About IBC Bank - Austin
IBC Bank-Austin is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC) a $12.5 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 187 facilities and 284 ATMs serving 88 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. IBC Bank's slogan "We Do More" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of the customers and the communities it has been serving since 1966. IBC Bank-Austin has been serving the area since 2004 and has a retail branch network of 11 locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook and Instagram page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.