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IBC Bank-Corpus Christi Awards Scholarship

Friday, July 24, 2020
IBC Bank-Corpus Christi Awards Scholarship

IBC Bank - Corpus Christi honors 1 high school senior with the A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship


(July 24, 2020 ) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - IBC Bank-Corpus Christi continues their support of higher education by awarding one area high school student with the A.R. Sanchez, Sr. Memorial Scholarship as they venture into college and start a new chapter of their life. Scholarships are granted to students who demonstrated a "Do More" attitude and leadership in student and community affairs throughout their years in high school.


This year a $1,000 scholarship was handed out to one student from one local high school. "The student who was selected to receive the scholarship award is an example of IBC Bank's ‘We Do More' philosophy," said IBC Bank - Corpus Christi Senior Vice President Gus Barrera. "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 award and the founder of IBC Bank, 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.


"It gives me great joy to see the expression on the student and parent's faces as we hand them a check, which they will use to defray the costs of going to college," said Harold Shockley, Jr., President and CEO of IBC Bank-Corpus Christi. "We love giving back to our community and know the awards are appreciated."


Scholarship award recipients include:


IBC Bank-Corpus Christi

Luke Teran                                                      Roy Miller 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 - Corpus Christi

IBC Bank-Corpus Christi, celebrating its 25th anniversary of doing business, 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-Corpus Christi has been serving the Coastal Bend community since 1995 and has a retail branch network of 9 locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook and Instagram page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.