Dyersburg Student Receives Minority Leader's Scholarship
MARTIN, Tenn. – March 17, 2021 – Dyersburg Student Receives Minority Leader's Scholarship — Refugio Palacios, a junior University of Tennessee at Martin finance major from Dyersburg, is the first recipient of the Minority Leader’s Scholarship, sponsored by Commercial Bank and Trust Company in Paris. The scholarship was created to identify young minority students with strong leadership skills and provide resources to help prepare them for future careers in finance. Scholarship recipients are provided with a monetary reward, as well as training and internship opportunities, which allow students to experience a financial career firsthand.
Pictured (l-r) are Greg Dozier, vice president and loan officer at the Union City branch of Commercial Bank and Trust Company; Tim Shanks, community president at the Union City branch of Commercial Bank and Trust Company; Palacios; Clint Davis, president/chief operating officer at the Paris branch of Commercial Bank and Trust Company; and John Clark, interim director of the UT Martin Horace and Sara Dunagan Chair of Excellence in Banking. For more information about the Minority Leader’s Scholarship, contact Clark at 731-881-7324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.