September 25, 2011
SCBT Ridgeland Office Endorses Jasper County Schools
RIDGELAND, SC - The South Carolina Bank and Trust’s Ridgeland office is collaborating with Jasper County school officials to help purchase school supplies for schools in Jasper County School District.
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The SCBT Ridgeland office donated $500 to Jasper County Schools to help them purchase school supplies. Dr. Vashti K. Washington, superintendent of schools for Jasper County School District, accepted the check in a presentation at a special breakfast sponsored by SCBT.
“SCBT is a community bank and it is very important for us to try to give back to the community in various ways and to support our schools however we can,” said Lee Hutto, branch manager of the SCBT’s Ridgeland office.
SCBT will sponsor an honorary breakfast once a month throughout the rest of the
2011-2012 school year to honor the teacher of the month for Jasper County School District. Each month, a winning teacher will be selected from elementary, middle, and high schools in Hardeeville and Ridgeland. SCBT employees will present the winning teachers with certificates specifically designed for the occasion by SCBT. The events will take place at Palmetto Electric.
SCBT Financial Corporation, Columbia, South Carolina is a registered bank holding company incorporated under the laws of South Carolina. The Company consists of SCBT, N.A., the largest publicly traded bank headquartered in South Carolina; NCBT, a Division of SCBT, N.A.; BankMeridian, a Division of SCBT, N.A.; and Community Bank & Trust, a Division of SCBT, N.A. Providing financial services for over 76 years, SCBT Financial Corporation operates 80 locations in 17 South Carolina counties, 11 North Georgia counties, and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. Named in Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America for more than 60 months, SCBT Financial Corporation has assets of approximately $4.0 billion and its stock is traded under the symbol SCBT in the NASDAQ Global Select Market. More information can be found at www.SCBTonline.com.