Nathaniel Bonnell, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank of West Virginia and an alumnus of Davis & Elkins College, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at his alma mater.
“D&E is honored to have Mr. Bonnell joining our Board of Trustees,” said Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood. “Nathaniel knows firsthand the transformative nature of a D&E education, and his career success is a testament both to his alma mater and his personal competence and work ethic. The financial acumen he offers through his Board service, as well as his passion for this institution, makes his addition to our Trustees a blessing.”
Davis & Elkins College, Citizens Bank of West Virginia and WDTV today announced a partnership to offer a unique scholarship for West Virginia students. The new Citizens Bank of West Virginia Emerging Leaders Scholarship to Davis & Elkins College will provide four years of tuition, room and board with an approximate value of $160,000.
All 2022 West Virginia high school graduates, whether attending a public, private or homeschool, with a 3.25 or higher GPA are eligible to apply. Applicants will be required to submit an essay of between 500 and 1,500 words based on the topic, “If you receive this scholarship, how will you pay it forward to the state of West Virginia?” A list of high school and community involvement activities will also be included in the application. Submissions, accepted through November 15, can be made at www.wdtv.com and clicking on Emerging Leaders.
Transaction will enable both banks to focus on core markets.
Community Bank and Citizens Bank of West Virginia, Inc. are pleased to announce what they view as a ‘win-win’ transaction for both institutions. Community Bank has agreed to sell two West Virginia branches to Citizens Bank of West Virginia, Inc., which will enable the two organizations to best serve clients in their core markets.
The two branches that will be sold to Citizens Bank of West Virginia, Inc. (“Citizens Bank”) are located at:
The sale is part of Community Bank’s branch optimization initiative, designed to ensure Community Bank delivers the best products and services to its valued clients and remains the bank of choice in its markets.