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Chesapeake Bank contributes to Reynolds CC student

Beginning this fall, Chesapeake Bank, the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) Education Foundation, and six additional Virginia banks will sponsor the new Virginia Banking Fellows Program in partnership with the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE).

The mission of this statewide program is to provide opportunities for deserving community college students to pursue their academic goals, strengthen their leadership skills, and learn more about the banking industry, a release said.

Thirteen students from ten Virginia community colleges have been designated as Virginia Banking Fellows and will each receive a $7,000 scholarship to support tuition, books, fees, and other expenses related to their education. Chesapeake Bank and the Virginia banking industry contributed an additional $3,000 per Fellow to cover educational elements and the administrative fees of the Program, for a total of $10,000 per Fellow and $130,000 in all. The Virginia Banking Fellows will be ...

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