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Exceptional Local High School Students Go to the Head of the Class as Winners of This Year's S&T Bank Smart Start(SM) Scholarship

- Three Local Students Awarded $1,000 Scholarships for Furthering their Education -

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INDIANA, Pa., June 17, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bank (NASDAQ: STBA), a full-service financial institution with branch locations in 11 Pennsylvania counties, is calling on three exceptional local high school students to come to the head of the class and be recognized for their outstanding scholastic record. 


All three are recipients of a $1,000 college scholarship through the S&T Bank Smart StartSM Scholarship Program 2013

This year's recipients come from across the region and have already made plans on how they will further their education:

  • Amy Achenbach, a 2013 graduate of Butler Area High School, will attend the University of Pittsburgh to study history.
  • Joshua Ellwood, a 2013 graduate of Norwin High School, will attend The Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park where he will study engineering.
  • Ryan Schilling, a 2013 graduate of Kittanning Senior High School, will attend Duquesne University to study health management systems/pre-health.

"A college education can truly set a young person on a path to success in both their careers and in life," said Todd D. Brice, president and chief executive officer of S&T Bank.  "This year's recipients of the S&T Bank Smart Start Scholarship have once again distinguished themselves in their studies.  At S&T Bank, we're pleased to help them further their studies and reach for their dreams, and we congratulate them." 

Each year, the S&T Bank Smart Start Scholarship Program awards scholarships to deserving local students who have a Smart Start Checking Account through S&T Bank.  Winners are chosen based on academic achievement, an essay questionnaire and letters of recommendation.

Smart Start from S&T Bank is an easy, convenient, no-fee checking account designed for students ages 14 to 24.  With it, S&T Bank customers have the opportunity to manage their finances and save for their future with the help of a trusted neighborhood financial institution. 

For more information about the S&T Bank Smart Start Scholarship and the Smart Start Checking Account, please visit the Student Center at

For more information about S&T Bank, please visit or call 800.325.2265.

About S&T Bancorp, Inc.
Headquartered in Indiana, PA, S&T Bancorp, Inc. operates offices within Allegheny, Armstrong, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Indiana, Jefferson, Washington and Westmoreland counties as well as a loan production office in Akron, Ohio. With assets of $4.5 billion, S&T Bancorp, Inc. stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol STBA. For more information, visit



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