Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that Maggie Kipple has been selected as a recipient of a scholarship through the bank. Kitsap Bank awards scholarships to eligible students enrolled in Western Washington University’s program at Olympic College in Poulsbo. Maggie is currently working toward her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with plans to pursue a career in Human Resource Management.
“We are extremely pleased to provide Maggie with this scholarship,” stated Steve Politakis, Chief Executive Officer. “At Kitsap Bank, education is very important to us and we are happy to help continue her education at Western.”
Since 2017, Kitsap Bank has given out two scholarships per academic year to two students who are enrolled in any of the four-year programs in Poulsbo being offered by Western’s College of Business and Economics, or who are enrolled in Western’s Computer and Information Systems Security (CISS) program. Recipients must demonstrate academic excellence through a 3.0 GPA or higher and reside in the bank’s market area of Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson, Clallam, or Pierce Counties.
The scholarships can be used to help pay for any costs associated with the students’ educational expenses, including tuition, books, supplies and materials.
Established August 8, 1908, Kitsap Bank is headquartered in Port Orchard, WA, operating 20 locations throughout Western Washington. With over $1 billion in assets, the Bank provides a full range of financial services to commercial and individual clients. Kitsap Bank has been named a Preferred Lender by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and a Corporate Philanthropist by the Puget Sound Business Journal. Kitsap Bank is ranked the 10th largest bank based in the State of Washington and is the sixth largest women-owned business, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal. The Bank was named Family Owned Business of the Year in 2015 by Seattle Business magazine and has a 5 Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. For more information, visit www.kitsapbank.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.