“We are proud to award this year’s Baronner Fellowship to Olivia,” said Alice P. Frazier, President and CEO of BCT. “Not only does she exemplify a commitment to academic rigor, but she is an exceptional leader on and off the court, something we value at BCT and something that has been personified by Bob Baronner.”
Mrs. Grove is the daughter of Chip and Gina Grove and has a younger brother. She earned a GPA of 4.36 and was a member of the National Honor Society. Ms. Grove was also a student-athlete in football and was an EPAC draftee for two years, was named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year her senior year, served as varsity captain for two years and received a letter for the four years. Looking ahead to being a first-generation student, Ms. Grove credits her parents with instilling the values of hard work, sacrifice and service, which were essential in shaping her to achieve many superlatives and the prepare for success in college and beyond.
The directory Robert “Bob” F. Baronner Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually in memory of Mr. Baronner who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BCT and a member of the Board of Directors of Bank of Charles Town and Potomac Bancshares, Inc. from 2001 until his death in 2017.
Founded in 1871, the BCT – Banque de Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: PTBS). With about $719 million active at March 31, 2021, the Company operates through its head office, eight additional branches and two loan origination offices. The offices of the BCT are located at Jefferson and Berkeley Counties (WV), Washington County (MD), and Loudoun and Stafford Counties (VA). The Bank offers a variety of banking products and services, including free access to more than 55,000 ATMs through the Allpoint® network, as well as online and mobile banking services for individuals, businesses and local governments. The Bank also offers commercial lines and term loans, residential and commercial construction loans, commercial real estate loans and agricultural loans. The residential lending division offers secondary and portfolio mortgages, near-construction one-time loans to permanent loans, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit. For over 65 years, BCT Wealth Advisors has provided clients with financial management, investment, trust and estate services. In 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Bank was named “Best Bank To Work For” by American banker. In 2018, Forbes named the BCT “Best In State Bank” for Maryland.
The Company’s shares are listed on the OTC Pink Sheet market under the symbol “PTBS”. For more information about Potomac Bancshares, Inc. and the Bank, please visit our website at www.mybct.bank.
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