Justin Burge is Mr. Riverton and Student of the Month

By Dee Anderson VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager NMLS# 662874 Beauty pageants aren’t just for girls. Justin Burge competed in the first ever Mr. Riverton pageant this past year. Only students from Riverton High School who were nominated by teachers were allowed to compete. During the talent portion of the pageant, Justin chose…
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Senior hopes to work for NASA

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Pleasant Plains High School senior, McKenzie Ragle, is one determined student and dreams of working for NASA. McKenzie was most recently selected as the March Senior-of-the-Month by faculty and staff based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. McKenzie is a member of…
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All-conference volleyball player now student of the month

By Dee Anderson VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager NMLS# 662874 Elle Lanier is not your average high school student. She is an Illinois State Scholar and avid volleyball player who has landed on first all-conference team, SJR all-prairie team, Sangamon county all-tournament team and awarded Wendy’s school student athlete. Elle is also the…
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Senior chooses U of I at Urbana-Champaign

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Ellen Reinert is a senior at Pleasant Plains High School and decided early on that she wanted to study at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. While studying hard and participating in the Scholastic team and science club, she placed 3rd in math and chemistry…
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