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Bank First announces 2023 scholarship recipients

Bank First (NASDAQ: BFC), is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 scholarship program. Bank First believes in helping students achieve their dreams of higher education and offers a scholarship of $2,500 to four students who best demonstrate achievement and high standards in academics, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities. The following students were selected from over 200 applicants by meeting these achievements and demonstrating how they would utilize their education to make a difference in their future career:

  • Shruti Chakrapani from St. Mary Catholic High School (Neenah). Shruti will begin her studies at Saint Louis University this fall, majoring in medical sciences under the University’s Medical Scholar Program.
  • Joey Dringoli from Neenah High School. Joey will major in biomedical engineering at UW – Madison.
  • Alyssa Farrar from Cambridge High School. Alyssa will attend UW – Madison and will major in food science.
  • Audrey Rabitz from Manitowoc Lincoln High School. Audrey will attend St. Cloud University and will major in pre-physical therapy with a minor in nutrition.

“All of our scholarship recipients are truly inspiring,” stated Mike Molepske, Chief Executive Officer at Bank First. “They have set themselves apart through their hard work, dedication, talent, and commitment to make a positive impact in their communities. We are thrilled for them and excited to see what they will accomplish in the future.”

Bank First employees Keven Mehringer, Bill Bradley, Nate Kok, and Amanda Sitkiewitz were proud to present the scholarships to this year’s recipients.

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Bank First wishes the very best to Shruti, Joey, Alyssa, Audrey and all graduates of the class of 2023.

For more information about Bank First, visit www.bankfirst.com.


Bank First Corporation provides financial services through its subsidiary, Bank First, N.A., which was incorporated in 1894. Bank First offers loan, deposit, and treasury management products at each of its 28 banking locations in Wisconsin. The Bank has grown through both acquisitions and de novo branch expansion. The Company employs approximately 389 full-time equivalent staff and has assets of approximately $4.2 billion. Insurance services are available through its bond with Ansay & Associates, LLC. Trust, investment advisory, and other financial services are offered through the Bank’s partnership with Legacy Private Trust, and an alliance with Morgan Stanley. The Bank is a co-owner of a bank technology outfitter, UFS, LLC, which provides digital, core, cybersecurity, managed Information Technology, and cloud services. Further information about Bank First Corporation is available by clicking on the Shareholder Services tab at www.bankfirst.com.