Sabine State Bank joined Northwestern State University’s Heritage Club with a donation of $2,500 to the NSU’s Columns Fund. From left are NSU Alumni and Development staff Jill Bankston, Brittany McConathy and Tiffany Chasteen with NSU President Dr. Jim Henderson, Sabine State Bank CEO Jim Cole, Senior Vice President John Godfrey and Lacy Merrill, market development manager. Tax-deductible contributions to the Columns Fund provide support for student scholarships, building renovations and academic programs. “Northwestern State has been a foundation of our community that we have built around,” said John Godfrey, Sabine State Bank’s senior vice president/regional manager for Natchitoches and Red River. “We have several NSU alumni on our banking team and are proud to support the school.” “We are so grateful to our business and industry partners for supporting scholarships and programming for our students,” said Tiffany Chasteen, assistant director of Development. For more information on how to contribute to Northwestern State, contact the Office of University Advancement at (318) 357-4414.