St. Mary’s student receives LBA Scholarship

St. Mary’s Catholic School senior graduate, Renea Cunningham, has been awarded a scholarship through the Louisiana Bankers Association. Cunningham is the daughter of CPA and BOM Bank Board Member Roger Cunningham and Rachel Cunningham. She is a heavily involved member of her student body participating in National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Pro-Life, Student Council, Leo Club and Golf team all while upholding a 3.96 grade point average. Cunningham will serve as the 2020 St. Denis Art League Spring Court Queen.

In the fall, Cunningham plans to attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and major in accounting.

Louisiana Bankers Education Council offers $1,000 cash scholarships to incoming freshmen who have at least one parent employed with a bank in Louisiana or are themselves an employee of a bank in Louisiana. The student must enroll in an accredited Louisiana college or university with a declared major in a banking related field.

The mission of the LBEC is to facilitate banker development and promote financial literacy outreach to Louisiana bankers.

Pictured from left are Mark Lipa, (BOM Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, and uncle of Renea Cunningham), Roger Cunningham, (BOM Board Member & father of Renea Cunningham), Renea Cunningham (LBA Scholarship Recipient), Blaise LaCour (BOM Marketing Assistant), Carrie Hough (BOM Senior Vice President & Marketing Director), and Micah Foshee (BOM Marketing Assistant).