June 14, 2012 – Portsmouth, NH – Each year Piscataqua Savings Bank honors four high school students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service and high character. In recognition of these outstanding qualities, the Bank awards a $1,500 college scholarship to these students.
The recipients of this year’s awards are Elizabeth Walsh Boynton and Kathleen J. Fitzgerald of Portsmouth High School; Michael Noble of Robert W. Traip Academy in Kittery; and Rebecca Dodier of Marshwood High School in Eliot.
In the fall, Elizabeth Walsh Boynton and Kathleen J. Fitzgerald will both be matriculating to the University of New Hampshire, Michael Noble will be attending the University of Maine at Orono and Rebecca Dodier will be attending Northeastern University.
“As a local bank, Piscataqua Savings Bank has a long tradition of focusing its resources on children and young adults,” said Rick Wallis, President/CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank. “We congratulate Elizabeth, Kathleen, Michael, and Rebecca for their outstanding high school accomplishments, and hope these scholarships will serve as a helping hand to these impressive students’ future success.”
The only mutual bank based in Portsmouth today, Piscataqua Savings is dedicated to serving local individuals and families and has been a cornerstone of the Portsmouth community since 1877. Information is available at www.piscataqua.com.