“We are very excited to play a vital role in the success of students in the neighborhoods we serve,” commented John Peck, President and CEO of Heritage Bank. Peck continued, “We feel strongly that every student should be able to pursue his or her dreams of a college degree and it is extremely rewarding to give scholarships to each high school in our market areas.”
Phyllis Wood taught English for thirty years, teaching at Benton Elementary and Benton Jr. High Schools. Mrs. Wood commented that her fondest memories were of her infamous snow dances and that overall teaching was by far the greatest job. Phyllis is currently devoting her time to babysitting her grandsons, reading, and volunteering at church.
Heritage Bank conducts neighborhood banking operations in the Kentucky cities of Hopkinsville, Elkton, Cadiz, Murray, Benton, Calvert City, Fulton, and the Tennessee cities of Pleasant View, Ashland City, Kingston Springs, Erin, and Clarksville. Heritage Bank records assets of more than 960 million.