Lakeland Bank Raised Record $225,000 at Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Oak Ridge, N.J. – November 14, 2019 – Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce that $225,000 was raised at the Bank’s Annual Scholarship Golf Outing held September 24 at Crystal Springs Resort. Scholarships will be awarded in 2020 to local students pursuing a higher education.

“We not only had a record turnout of golfers this year, we also far exceeded our goal to raise $200,000,” said Thomas Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank. “Due to the tremendous success of this event, we have decided to add additional high schools and colleges to the program as we remain committed to providing scholarships to students in all the markets we serve who have demonstrated academic success and want to attend college.”

Lakeland Bank awarded $190,000 in scholarships earlier this year to students who were selected by their school and demonstrated academic success and an interest in pursuing a higher education.

In 2020, Lakeland Bank will provide scholarships to the schools and colleges listed below and advises students to contact the Guidance department at their school to learn how to apply for a Lakeland Bank Scholarship.

Bergen County: Becton Regional High School, Bergen Catholic High School, Bergen County Academies, Don Bosco Prep, Dwight Morrow High School, Hackensack High School, Immaculate Heart Academy, Indian Hills High School, Ma'ayanot Yeshiva School for Girls, Paramus Catholic High School, Park Ridge High School, Pascack Valley High School, Ramapo High School, Rutherford High School, Sage Day School, Saint Joseph Regional High School, Teaneck High School, Torah Academy of Bergen County, Waldwick High School, Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School

Hudson County: St. Peter’s Preparatory School

Somerset County: Bernards High School, Ridge High School

Essex County: James Caldwell High School, Nutley High School, Verona High School, West Caldwell Tech, West Essex Regional High School

Morris County: Boonton High School, Butler High School, Jefferson Township High School, Kinnelon High School, Madison High School, Montville High School, Morris Catholic High School, Morris County School of Technology, Morris Hills Regional High School, Morris Knolls Regional High School, Morristown High School, Mountain Lakes High School, New Bridge Plus, Pequannock High School, West Morris Central High School, West Morris Mendham High School 

Passaic County: Clifton High School, DePaul Catholic, Eastern Christian High School, Lakeland Regional High School, Manchester Regional High School, Mary Help of Christians Academy, Passaic County Technical Institute, Passaic Valley Regional High School, Wayne Hills High School, Wayne Valley High School, West Milford High School, Windsor School

Sussex County: High Point Regional High School, Hopatcong High School, Kittatinny Regional High School, Lenape Valley Regional High School, Newton High School, Pope John Regional High School, Sparta High School, Sussex County Technical School, Veritas Christian Academy, Vernon High School, Wallkill Valley Regional High School

Union County: Summit High School

Warren County: North Warren Regional High School 

Ocean County: Jackson Liberty High School, Jackson Memorial High School, Lakewood High School, Ocean County Vocational Technical School, Toms River HS East, Toms River HS North, Toms River HS South

Orange County, New York: Monroe-Woodbury High School

Local Colleges: Bergen Community College, Beth Medrash Govoha, Eastwick College, Hudson County Community College, Montclair State University, County College of Morris, Ocean County College, Passaic County Community College, Ramapo College, Sussex County Community College, Union County College and William Paterson University

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $6 billion in total assets. With an extensive branch network and commercial lending centers throughout New Jersey and Highland Mills, N.Y., the Bank offers business and retail banking products and services. Business services include commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, loans for healthcare services, asset based lending, equipment financing, small business loans and lines, and cash management services. Consumer services include online and mobile banking, home equity loans and lines, mortgage options and wealth management solutions. Lakeland is proud to be recognized as one of America’s Best-In-State Banks by Forbes and Statista, rated a 5-Star Bank by Bauer Financial and named one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ. Visit for more information.

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