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MAX4KIDS AWARDS $25,000 TO CENTRAL & EAST ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

 

MONTGOMERY, AL (May 5, 2017) – The accomplishments of 10 high school seniors were recognized by the MAX4Kids Foundation at a scholarship reception that took place on Thursday, May 4, in MAX’s Eastdale Community Room.

 

“MAX4Kids is honored to celebrate the accomplishments of these ten outstanding high school seniors,” said Jessica Pigg, MAX4Kids Board Member at Large. “College is increasingly expensive, and we hope that these scholarships help to alleviate the financial burden, allowing students to focus more on their studies and ultimately help strengthen the future of Central and East Alabama.”

 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Winners 2017

Pictured (left to right): MAX4Kids President and Chief Talent Officer Sandra Stenger, Kiara Peters (Brewbaker Technology Magnet High), Keondrea Surles (Alabama Christian Academy), Shalynda Pettway (Carver High), Malisa Ray (Brewbaker Technology Magnet High), Ashlyn Dallas (Auburn High), Haley Skipworth (East Memorial Christian Academy), Hunter Wingard (Wetumpka High).
Not Pictured: Farhan Hossain (LAMP Magnet High), Carson Turner (Wetumpka High), William Dowe (Macon East Academy). 


The 10 seniors from Montgomery, Autauga, Elmore and Lee counties were selected from the 68 qualified applicants as the recipients of the MAX4Kids Scholarships, totaling $25,000:

 

Ashlyn Dallas - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Carson Turner - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Farhan Hossain - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Haley Skipworth - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Hunter Wingard - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Keondrea Surles - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Kiara Peters - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Malisa Ray - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Shalynda Pettway - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

William Dowe - 2017 MAX4Kids Foundation Scholarship Recipient

About the MAX4Kids Foundation

The MAX4Kids Foundation® is a non-profit organization that was created in 2001 by MAX associates as a way to give back to the communities MAX serves. Throughout the year, MAX volunteers hold fundraisers that include the MAX4Kids Annual Charity Golf Tournament, blue jean days, candy bar sales and other events to raise money. To date, the foundation has awarded more than $392,500 through the MAX4Kids Scholarship program to deserving high school seniors for their scholastic achievements. The MAX4Kids Foundation has also donated over $1,000,000 to children’s charities in the River Region and East Alabama.

 

About MAX

MAX is a leading, locally owned financial institution in Alabama, with more than $1 billion in assets. Serving our communities for more than 60 years, MAX provides a full suite of consumer and business financial products, including checking, savings, loans, wealth management, insurance, mortgages, online and mobile banking. MAX has 17 branch locations across its Alabama footprint.