Bar Harbor Bank & Trust awards Career & Technical Education Scholarships

Randolph, Vermont (August 9, 2018) – Congratulations to Sasha Chacon, William Clark and Bailee Wheeler, recipients of the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Career & Technical Education Scholarship. These three 2018 high school graduates attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum, and were awarded the scholarship based upon their academic success and determination to further advance their education and vocational skills. Please join us in congratulating these young people as they prepare for their future careers.
 
Sasha Chacon, resides in Rutland, Vermont, is a graduate of Rutland High School and attended Stafford Technical Center. She is enrolled at Champlain College pursuing a degree in Game Art & Animation.
 
William Clark resides in Northfield, Vermont, is a graduate of Northfield High School and attended Randolph Technical Center. He is enrolled at Vermont Technical Center pursuing a degree in Construction Management
 
Bailee Wheeler resides in Bradford, Vermont, is a graduate of Oxbow High School and attended Riverbend Career & Technical Center. She is enrolled at Empire Beauty School pursuing a degree in Cosmetology.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust awarded 15 Career & Technical Education scholarships of $1500 each to 2018 high school graduates in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Application criteria included attending a technical career program (in designated geographies) as part of their high school curriculum, describing their career aspirations and college choice in a personal statement, as well as sharing their leadership and community service experiences.
 
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating 49 branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.BarHarbor.bank or call 1-888-853-7100. Member FDIC.
 
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Photo caption:  Second from left, Sasha Chacon, a 2018 graduate of Rutland High School, receives a Career & Technical Education Scholarship from employees at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (left to right): Tiffany Ponto, Pamela Clark, and Geraldine Kaminsky. Sasha is enrolled at Champlain College pursuing a degree in Game Art & Animation.