NWSB Bank Makes Investment in Carroll Community College
NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, made a $25,000 corporate gift to the Carroll Community College Foundation to provide new scholarship opportunities for students in financial need. This five-year commitment from NWSB Bank will enable students to realize their educational and professional dreams.
“It's our pleasure to support this excellent investment in our community,” said Tom N. Rasmussen, Market President for NWSB Bank. “We recognize the important work of Carroll Community College, as a leading institution of higher education in the local area. Our commitment to student scholarships is one way that the bank partners with the college to make a significant and enduring impact on Carroll County and the surrounding region.”
“I wish to express my sincerest appreciation for the generous gift from NWSB Bank. These scholarships will help deserving students in their pursuit of higher education, which in turn, transforms lives and enhances the community,” said College President Dr. James D. Ball. “Our vision for Carroll will only be realized through the kind-heartedness of those in our community like NWSB Bank. Our students and alumni are strong contributors to our local workforce and economy, and they will give back to the community which has so richly supported them.”
Executive Director of the Foundation Steve Wantz said, “Gifts to the college Foundation make a tremendous impact on students’ ability to access skills and knowledge that will empower them to obtain the highest quality education at the lowest possible cost.”
Carroll Community College offers academic and career preparation leading to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and to direct entry to careers. Personalized learning, small class size, individualized attention from faculty members, affordability and a convenient location, all make the college a popular choice. Since 1993, the college has served more than 130,000 students of all ages and backgrounds. Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Md., 21157.
The Carroll Community College Foundation is a non-profit 501c (3) corporation that is dedicated to the development of financial resources to support the educational needs of all students, businesses and the community. For more information about the Foundation, please call 410-386-8154.
Photo Caption: On August 2, 2017, NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, made a check presentation to the Carroll Community College Foundation as an investment to help establish scholarships for students in need. Pictured here from left to right: College President Dr. James D. Ball; NWSB Bank Market President Tom N. Rasmussen; Vice President/Corporate Relations Officer ACNB Bank Lauren Muzzy; and College Foundation Executive Director Steve Wantz.