June 17, 2013 – 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, this year the Bank awarded a $1,000 college scholarship to each of these students.
The recipients of this year’s awards are Isabella Cotrupi and Allison McDevitt of Portsmouth High School; Alexis D’Amour of Robert W. Traip Academy in Kittery; and Anna Lietz of Marshwood High School in Eliot, Maine.
In the fall, Isabella Cotrupi will be attending American University, Allison McDevitt will be attending Simmons College. Both of these Portsmouth High School recipients have demonstrated excellent character through a significant amount of community service. Alexis D’Amour will attend the University of Tampa, majoring in Biology and Anna Lietz (one of the Top Ten for 2013 at Marshwood High) will be attending Skidmore College and majoring in Biology/Pre-med.
“Here at Piscataqua Savings Bank we have a long tradition of focusing resources on children and young adults,” said Rick Wallis, President/CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank. “We congratulate all four scholarship recipients for their outstanding high school accomplishments and wish them the greatest success as they pursue their college careers.”
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.
Rick Wallis, President/CEO