Needham Bank Awards Scholarship to Ursuline Academy Student
DEDHAM, MA -- Needham Bank announced today that it has presented Olivia Hanna of West Roxbury with a scholarship to be applied towards her Ursuline Academy tuition. Ms. Hanna was chosen as the scholarship recipient due to her strong academic performance in addition to her deep commitment to community service. A junior at the school, she has participated in many service programs while at Ursuline, including being a student ambassador and an advocate for breast cancer research.
Photo: Michael and Sada Hanna, Parents of Scholarship Recipient, Olivia Hanna, pictured with Mark Whalen, CEO of Needham Bank, and Kathleen Levesque, Interim Principal of Ursuline Academy.
Needham Bank CEO Mark Whalen remarked, “Needham Bank places great importance on the education of young people in our communities. We value the relationship we have with Ursuline Academy and are delighted to be able to support the scholarship program again in 2016.” He added, “We’re so impressed by the academic excellence and community commitment that Olivia has demonstrated in her time at Ursuline.”
Needham Bank supports Ursuline Academy annually through the scholarship program and other initiatives at the school.
“Our connection with Needham Bank is vital to Ursuline. They’ve shown a deep commitment to our programs with their continued support year after year,” added Barbara Lavalle, Director of Advancement at Ursuline Academy.
About Needham Bank
Needham Bank, headquartered at 1063 Great Plain Ave. in Needham, MA, is the quintessential community bank, serving Boston and its neighboring communities continuously since 1892. Needham Bank represents the evolution of community banking™, offering the latest financial products and technologies, while maintaining an unwavering commitment to the communities served. For more information please visit NeedhamBank.com. Needham Bank is a member of FDIC and SIF.
About Ursuline Academy
Ursuline Academy is an all-girls Catholic school guided by the teachings of St. Angela Merici, the founder of the Ursuline Order. The Academy has 400-plus students in grades 7-12, and is located on twenty-eight acres in Dedham. With a commitment to the highest academic standards—100% of Ursuline graduates go on to a four-year college—Ursuline Academy instills a lifelong devotion to achievement and giving back to others.