Bayard schools announces First State Bank contribution to track project

Bayard Public Schools has announced a contribution of $5,000 from First State Bank toward the replacement of the track and field facilities at the Sports Complex at Bayard Public Schools.

In making the donation, Marvin Hefti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First State Bank, said, "First State Bank is pleased to be able to help fund the cost of the new track in Bayard. We feel it is our responsibility to give back to the community and what better way to do that than to support this project. Not only will the new track serve the youth and citizens of Bayard, it will be utilized by students throughout the region."

Mrs. Tammy Tillman, a member of the Bayard Public Schools Support Fund committee and the Director of Curriculum, Assessment, and Activities at Bayard Public Schools expressed appreciation to First State Bank in saying, "As a customer of First State Bank and as a member of the school's administration, I was very proud of the generous donation to this worthy project that will help the youth of the Bayard community."

The Bayard Public Schools are seeking support for a public/private partnership to replace the track and field facilities at the sports complex at Bayard High School.

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