In October 2012, Zions Bank rewarded two students for their exceptional grades with a $1,000 scholarship savings account.
In Idaho, the scholarship was presented to Tyler Northrup, a student at Hawthorne Middle School in Pocatello. Rob McMinn, Pocatello Yellowstone Financial Center manager, surprised Northrup with a $1,000 check during morning announcements on Oct. 30.
In Utah, the $1,000 prize for 2012 went to Uintah High School senior Trudy Buckner. Vernal Financial Center Manager Brandon Wood surprised Buckner with news of her winnings during halftime of a football game on Oct. 24 at Uintah High.
Their names were randomly chosen from thousands of entries after they brought in a report card with at least one “A” during the school year.