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Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Life. Made Better. Scholarship Winners!

Rachel Janell Amburgey, Harlan High School

Sharon Nicole Jones, Gibbs High School

 

2022 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2022

*THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED. PLEASE VISIT AGAIN NEXT JANUARY FOR INFORMATION ON THE CLASS OF 2023 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY.

Dear Graduating Senior, 

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Commercial Bank “Life. Made Better.” Scholarship. This scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to only one student from the thirteen counties Commercial Bank serves*. 

Applications must be submitted by Thursday, March 31, 2022 and the Scholarship Selection Committee will announce the winner by Monday, April 18th. 

With this scholarship, Commercial Bank would like to recognize a graduating senior who embodies our motto: “Life. Made Better.” The student should exhibit qualities and behaviors that make life better in their community, whether it be at home, school, work, or in their neighborhood. We are looking for a young person who is energetic, positive, and uplifting; a student who seeks to make a difference in the lives around them while exhibiting character, kindness, and courage. 

Requirements: Students must attend one of our scholarship schools (listed below). Students wishing to apply must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be involved in at least two extra-curricular activities (including sports, school clubs, volunteer work, or employment). Students must obtain a recommendation letter from a teacher or guidance counselor and write an essay of at least 1000 words. The essay should describe the facets of what they believe can make life better for individuals in the community and how they commit themselves to that goal. 

Please click here to fill out the online application and upload your recommendation letter and essay: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022LifeMadeBetterApplication (survey closed)

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie (Pyle) Giles at [email protected] or (865)769-2245 ext. 1902.

*Students must attend one of the following schools: 

  • Barbourville HS
  • Bearden HS
  • Bell County HS
  • Central HS
  • Claiborne HS
  • Cocke Co. HS
  • Corbin HS
  • Cosby HS
  • Cumberland Gap HS
  • Dobyns-Bennett HS
  • Farragut HS
  • Gateway Christian School
  • Gibbs HS
  • Halls HS
  • Harlan County HS
  • Harlan Ind. HS
  • J. Frank White Academy
  • Knox Central HS
  • Lynn Camp HS
  • Middlesboro HS
  • Morristown-Hamblen HS East
  • Morristown-Hamblen HS West
  • North Laurel HS
  • Pineville HS
  • Powell HS
  • Science Hill HS
  • South Laurel HS
  • Union Co. HS
  • West Ridge HS
  • Whitley Co. HS
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