South Central Bank Announces Inaugural
Beatrice Lane Memorial Scholarship

The Beatrice Lane Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of Beatrice Lane. Beatrice, who served the banking industry in Monroe County for 74 years, was the oldest and longest serving employee of South Central Bank. Throughout her impressive career she served the bank with dignity, loyalty, and pride. Each year, South Central Bank will award a $1,500.00 scholarship to a promising high school senior, who is a resident of the Tompkinsville/Monroe County Community, to assist with costs in attending the college of their choice.

Students to be considered for the Scholarship, may be attending any public or private school within Monroe County. Well-rounded high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong work ethic in academics and are involved in a healthy balance of extracurricular & community service activities are encouraged to apply.

Awarding of the Beatrice Lane Memorial Scholarship is contingent on acceptance to and enrollment in a two- or four-year accredited institution, and a completed application. Additionally, applicants are required to submit a 1,000-word essay demonstrating their passion to create a better world. Scholarship recipients are expected to use their resources wisely and uphold a high standard of conduct.

Applications are available via the South Central Bank website at the following address: Once the Essay is complete, you may begin the application process. All applications and required documents must be received by March 31, 2023. Completed applications will be reviewed by members of the Scholarship Committee. Selection will be based on a student’s commitment to service in our community, overall academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Students applying will be notified by email of any scholarship award or denial on or before May 1.

For additional information please contact Allen Handley, Marketing Coordinator at Phone: 270- 651-7466 Ext. 3082 or Email: