INDIANA, Pa., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&T Bank (NASDAQ: STBA), a full-service financial institution with branch locations in 11 Pennsylvania counties, is pleased to announce that Woodland Hills High School has been named the winner of the "S&T Bank My School, My Award" program. The school received $5,000 during a special check presentation ceremony on Friday, October 11 with former professional football running back and S&T Bank ambassador Jerome "The Bus" Bettis.
"At S&T Bank, we believe that education is the foundation for building successful, thriving communities, and as a neighborhood bank, we strive to support our local schools in any way possible," said Todd D. Brice, president and chief executive officer of S&T Bank. "The S&T Bank My School, My Award program was created as a way for us to give back to schools in our region. We congratulate Woodland Hills High School, and look forward to seeing how our contributions can help them further their goal of providing the best educational experience possible."
Schools across S&T Bank's 11-county footprint were invited to apply for the "S&T Bank My School, My Award" program. As part of the application, schools were asked how they would use the money to help increase educational opportunities for students. Applications were reviewed by a selection committee made up of S&T Bank personnel and the winner was selected on September 6, 2013.
Woodland Hills High School plans to use the money to develop a team of trained adult and peer tutors. The tutors will work with students in an after-school setting in an effort to empower students, strengthen their academic skills and foster an environment of academic success.
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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 northeast 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 www.stbank.com.
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