LCBT announces scholarship winners
Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. is proud to announce the recipients of its 2015 scholarships. The Bank received 31 applications for the scholarship, which provides $1,000 per year for up to four consecutive years for recipients. Applications came from every school in the county, as well as homeschooled students.
Nicholas Baker – Almont High School graduate Nicholas Baker will attend Oakland University. In high school, Baker participated in powerlifting and the Michigan Young Guns Federation Baseball Team and was the team captain for both varsity baseball and varsity football. Baker also spends his time volunteering for Toys for Tots, Camp Dream Team and the NHS Blood Drive.
Morgan Elyse Coulter – North Branch High School graduate Morgan Coulter plans to attend Michigan State University. While attending school, Coulter participated in the National Honor Society, the Environmental Science Club, Student Council, School Newspaper and Yearbook. Coulter was also the Varsity track and field captain. In addition, she volunteered with Community House of Hope Gardens and Hometown Healthcare and Hospice.
Brandon Berlin – North Branch High School graduate Brandon Berlin plans to attend Rochester College. Berlin participated in varsity baseball, varsity bowling, and was a member of the National Honor Society. In addition, Berlin volunteers his time with the American Red Cross blood drives, the John Wilder Annual Outing, and Rotary.
Brady Nishimiya – Imlay City High School graduate Brady Nishimiya plans to attend University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Nishimiya participated in soccer and track, as well as being the chairman for the blood drive committee and president of the National Honor Society.
“We had so many worthy applicants, these were very difficult decisions to make,” said LCBT President & CEO Bruce Cady. “I’m happy that we are able to help these four students achieve their goals. I hope that next year we get even more applicants.”