Foundation receives donation from DeSoto County BancorpSouth branches

BancorpSouthsdonationPictured: David N. Beene, senior vice president and Northeast Region Community Reinvestment Act Coordinator of BancorpSouth, right, presents a check in the amount of $4,500 to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects for Northwest Mississippi Community College, to provide scholarships for DeSoto County students for the upcoming 2014-15 academic year. The DeSoto County BancorpSouth branches began making an annual gift for the Share the Future Scholarships in 2003, and have given over $72,000 to date. They are also a title sponsor for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, held at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. In addition to the bank’s Share the Future scholarships, there is a BancorpSouth Endowed Scholarship which is also awarded annually. (Photo submitted)

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