Lakeland Bank Raises $190,000 at Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Oak Ridge, N.J., Dec. 19, 2018 – Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce that $190,000 was raised at the Bank’s Annual Scholarship Golf Outing held October 30, 2018 at Crystal Springs Resort. Scholarships will be awarded in 2019 to local students pursuing a higher education.

“Lakeland Bank has been hosting this Golf Outing for 46 years and will remain committed to providing scholarships to students who have demonstrated academic success and have an interest in attending college,” said Thomas Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bank.

Lakeland Bank advises students in their senior year to contact the Guidance department at their school to learn how to apply for a Lakeland Bank Scholarship in 2019. The Bank awarded $165,000 in scholarships in 2018 to seniors from 73 local high schools. The students were selected by their school and had to demonstrate academic success and an interest in pursuing a higher education. The following schools participate in Lakeland Bank’s scholarship program:

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 High School, Saint Joseph Regional High School, Teaneck High School, Torah Academy of Bergen County, Waldwick High School, Westwood 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 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, NewBridge Jobs Plus, Pequannock High School, West Morris Central High School, West Morris Mendham High School

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

Passaic County: 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

Somerset County: Bernards High School, Ridge High School

Sussex County: High Point Regional 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

Orange County, NY: Monroe-Woodbury High School

Local Colleges: Bergen Community College, Eastwick College, Montclair State University, County College of Morris, Ocean County College, Passaic County Community College, Ramapo College and William Paterson University


About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has $5.6 billion in total assets. The Bank operates 50 branch offices throughout Bergen, Essex, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties in New Jersey including one branch in Highland Mills, New York; six New Jersey regional commercial lending centers in Bernardsville, Jackson, Montville, Newton, Teaneck and Waldwick; and one New York commercial lending center to serve the Hudson Valley region. Lakeland also has a commercial loan production office serving Middlesex and Monmouth counties in New Jersey.  Lakeland Bank offers an extensive suite of financial products and services for businesses and consumers. Visit for more information.

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