Congratulations to Alyssa Swords - 2024 McNair Family Scholarship Winner

CBA Today eNewsletter,

Alyssa Swords, Loan Processor/Customer Service Representative, Bank of Edison, has been selected as the first-place recipient of the 2024 McNair Family Scholarship.  Ms. Swords is enrolled at Albany Technical College, where she is pursuing a degree in accounting.  

The McNair Family Scholarship recognizes and honors the achievements of Nicholas (Nick) R. Cimino. The scholarship is awarded once per year to an adult learner who is currently employed at a Georgia community bank and plans to work towards an associate, bachelor, or trade degree. An adult learner is someone two years removed from high school and working at least 25 hours per week at a Georgia community bank. The award is for $1,000.00 and is designed to offset student expenses (tuition, study materials, and expenses). 

“This year’s applicants exhibit the dedication, and perseverance needed to complete educational objectives while working,” said John McNair, President & CEO, Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA). “It is an honor for the McNair family to have the opportunity to assist Alyssa in her journey.”  Read more.