Las Vegas Student Receives $3,000 Bank of Nevada “Forward Together” Scholarship
Abigail Ly, a senior at Southwest Career & Technical Academy who plans to pursue Bio Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015 Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship. Ly was presented with the $3,000 scholarship at the Public Education Foundation’s Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on Friday, May 22, 2015.
Ly was chosen among 60 applicants to receive the scholarship based on her grade point average, community service efforts and essay. After high school, Ly plans to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and hopes to eventually enter the Genetic Counseling field.
“I really want to thank Bank of Nevada for supporting my efforts to pursue Bio Chemistry in college and for helping to make it possible.” said Ly. “It’s a wonderful feeling to be recognized not only for my academic pursuits, but for what I plan to accomplish in the future.”
For the last four years, Bank of Nevada has awarded scholarships to deserving Southwest Career & Technical Academy students. To date, the bank has donated more than $12,000 to students headed to college.
“I want to pass along our sincere congratulations to Abigale,” said John Guedry, Chief Executive Officer at Bank of Nevada. “Her commitment to pursue a challenging educational course embodies the characteristics of tomorrow’s leaders that we endeavor to support through Bank of Nevada’s annual scholarship to the Southwest Career & Technical Academy.”
(L to R) Bank of Nevada Regional Executive Vice President Michael Cunningham, 2015 Forward Together Scholarship winner, Abigail Ly, 2014 Forward Together Scholarship winner, Katarina Faulkner, Bank of Nevada Chief Executive Officer, John Guedry.
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