2011 Lawrence Harris Scholarship Awards


In December of 1992, Friend Bank (Slocomb National Bank) established the Lawrence Harris Endowed Scholarship Fund to advance the education of deserving undergraduate students who enroll full-time as an entering freshman, transfer student, or continuing full-time undergraduate student at the University of Alabama.

Horace Mann, the “Father of American Education,” once said, “A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.”  At Friend Bank, we believe in helping young people from our community achieve their full potential by offering financial assistance to pursue higher education.  This is why we have already awarded in excess of $98,500.00 through the Lawrence Harris Scholarship and look forward to continuing this program for future students.  The Scholarship is awarded only to Slocomb High School graduates.


The 2011 winners of the Lawrence Harris endowed Scholarship are, from left to right: Hillary Watson, Anna Newton and Anna Waters. Abby Brookshire, with Friend Bank in Slocomb, is pictured to the far right.


Friend Bank is a third generation family business and one of Alabama’s oldest community banks. The bank operates 2 full-service banking offices: one in Slocomb and one in Dothan. For more information, please contact Lorraine Mouery, Vice President. 3105 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, Alabama 36303.334-792-2550. Lorraine@friendbank.net, www.friendbank.net


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