Bank of Guam announces 2020 IFIT scholars

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(Press Release) —  Bank of Guam is pleased to announce its five IFIT Scholars for the year 2020:

  • Maryjae Ardos (Pohnpei) - Xavier High School, Chuuk
  • Monique Mascarinas (Saipan) - Marianas High School, Saipan
  • Pohoku En Kathleen Roby (Chuuk) - Xavier High School, Chuuk
  • Carmen Samo (Pohnpei) - Xavier High School, Chuuk
  • Vicente B. Taijeron (Guam) - St. Johns School, Guam

From left, Pohoku En Kathleen Roby, Monique Mascarinas, Vicente Taijeron, Carmen Samo, Maryjae Ardos

In addition to earning a $2,000 scholarship, each awardee is offered a paid summer internship with Bank of Guam.

Joaquin Cook, Bank of Guam’s president and chief executive officer, stated, “Our Class of 2020 IFIT Scholars is a distinguished group, graduating and making history during this pandemic time.  As a part of our mission of providing opportunity to our islanders, we are proud to be a part of their very unique journey, and join them in this important next step.   Our selections were made from a very competitive applicant pool, and we send our warmest congratulations to these young adults and their families.”

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