Kitsap Bank names 2013 scholarship recipients

Kitsap Bank presented 14 scholarships to the sons and daughters of employees who are graduating from high school and pursuing higher education.

Among this year’s scholarship recipients are Olympic High School graduate, Evan Axtman, son of Marcie Axtman; Olympic High School graduate, Caleb Earl, son of Jacinta Earl; Central Kitsap High School graduate, Briana Lowery, daughter of Gemma Lowery; and Olympic High School graduate, Brittany Poe, daughter of Emely Poe.  “We are pleased to be able to provide scholarships to such deserving students, said Steve Politakis, Chief Executive Officer. “At Kitsap Bank, we feel that education is important, and are happy to help our employees’ children reach their educational goals.” Evan Axtman stays pretty busy outside of school, working several jobs. Despite the schedule of his extra-curricular activities, he is also on honor roll. Evan plans to enroll in the Air Washington program offered at Olympic College for advanced manufacturing/composites.

Caleb Earl was recently awarded the awarded a certificate of achievement and academic excellence and recognized as the Business Student of the Month for outstanding abilities in applying business management strategies in advertising. In his spare time, Caleb is a Parkour instructor at Olympic Gymnastics Center. He plans to pursue a dual bachelor’s degree in graphic design and business management from the Northwest College of Art & Design.

Briana Lowery has plans to become a dentist, but will first focus her studies within dental hygiene. In her spare time, she enjoys playing lacrosse. Briana plans to attend Olympic College.

Brittany Poe is involved in Jazz Fest as a participant and the Olympic High School Mixed Ensemble. She is currently on Honor Roll and plans to attend Olympic College.

Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 20 locations throughout Western Washington.

With nearly $900 million in assets, the bank provides a full range of financial services to commercial and individual customers.



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