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Old Fort Bank hands out 2019 scholarships


Old Fort Banking Company

TIFFIN – The Old Fort Banking Company is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual $1,000 scholarships to Heidelberg University, Tiffin University and The University of Findlay.

Lydia Frankart

Lydia Frankart
, daughter of Jon and Lori Frankart, is the recipient of the Old Fort Bank scholarship for Heidelberg University, where she plans to study Early Childhood Education and Spanish this fall. Lydia is a graduate of Old Fort High School, where she was a four-year letterman in cheerleading, and participated in choir, science club, musical, National Honor Society and National Machinery.

Alyson Carpenter


Alyson Carpenter, daughter of Jim and Bridgette Carpenter, is the recipient of the Old Fort Bank scholarship forTiffin University, where she plans to study digital forensic science and cybersecurity. Alyson is a graduate of Liberty-Benton High School, where she was president of the choir, vice president of Z-club and editor of the yearbook, in addition to her involvement in volleyball, acapella choir, musical, Habitudes and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Alyson also played volleyball with Oiler Attack Volleyball Club,and was a member of Hancock Youth Leadership, All-County Honor Choir, and OMEA District 3 Honor Choir.


Chloe Eppley

Chloe Eppley, daughter of Mark and Kerry Eppley, is the recipient of the Old Fort Bank scholarship to The University of Findlay, where she plans to study physical therapy. Chloe is a graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School, where she was captain of the flag squad, secretary of key club, costume assistant for the spring musical and a member of biology club and National Honor Society. Chloe was also a dancer and dance assistant for ballet classes at Dance Unlimited and volunteered at Autumnwood Nursing Home.


The Old Fort Banking Company scholarships were first established in 1994 and have been awarded to more than 75 local high school students since that time. The Bank’s directors, officers and associates would like to extend their congratulations to these outstanding students and wish them continued success in their upcoming endeavors.

Established in 1916, Old Fort Banking Company has assets totaling approximately $540 million and proudly serves Allen, Greene, Hancock, Sandusky, Seneca and Wood Counties, with financial centers in Bettsville, Clyde, Findlay, Fostoria, Fremont, Old Fort, Tiffin, Sugarcreek Township and Xenia. The bank also operates a commercial loan production office in Lima. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS 631428.