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SCC honored First Farmers National Bank

Somerset Community College honored First amp; Farmers National Bank at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) 11th annual Presidents Gala and Benefactors Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 16, at the Lexington Convention Center.

First amp; Farmers National Bank has twelve banking locations and over 160 employees in Clinton, Cumberland, Adair, and Pulaski Counties. The Bank is a vibrant corporate citizen dedicated to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves. Kathy C. Choate, President of First amp; Farmers, Somerset states: Our partnership with Somerset Community College is a tradition that allows us to fulfill our mission of enhancing the quality of life in our Community through contributions such as this. It is a great honor to be recognized for our annual gifts, but the greatest honor is the knowledge that through this partnership we are making a difference in someones life. We are proud to serve Pulaski County and the surrounding areas.

First amp; Farmers National Banks significant annual gifts to Somerset Community College, in support of educational opportunity for citizens served by both SCC and the Bank, are a testimony to their commitment.

Dr. Jo Marshall, President and CEO of Somerset Community College remarked, The faculty, staff, and students of SCC are very grateful to the First amp; Farmers National Bank executives and Directors for their support. With donors like First amp; Farmers National Bank, we can continue to transform our regions economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high growth, high wage careers.

Speakers for the gala included KCTCS President Michael B. McCall; Thomas O. Zawacki, chair of the KCTCS Board of Regents; and Kathy Love, chair of the KCTCS Foundation Board.

A total of thirty-four benefactors including individuals, corporations and organizations, were honored for their contributions, partnerships and support of KCTCS and the sixteen community colleges across the state.