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Total of $29,000 donated to NJ high schools through annual, Kearny Bank scholarship program

May 19, 2022

A total of $29,000 has been donated by Kearny Bank to the scholarship funds of 26 high schools, one local board of education, and two educational support organizations throughout nine New Jersey counties. Each recipient high school will receive $1,000 to benefit one graduating senior selected by the school.

These funds represent the latest contributions in a long-standing, annual scholarship program managed by the KearnyBank Foundation.

“This scholarship program highlights our deep, unwavering commitment to supporting education across New Jersey,” says Kearny Bank President and CEO Craig Montanaro. “We hope these donations will contribute to the designated students having collegiate experiences that are successful and enjoyable.”

Input from schools and related organizations was utilized to determine allocation of funds. In many cases, Kearny Bank branch managers will visit schools to make in-person presentations of scholarship funds.

List by county, the following will receive 2022 contributions.


Becton Regional H.S.; Fair Lawn H.S.; Garfield H.S.; Lyndhurst H.S.; North Arlington H.S.; Northern Valley Regional H.S.; Pascack Valley H.S.; Ramapo H.S.; Rutherford Board of Education (for Rutherford H.S.); and Wallington H.S.


James Caldwell H.S. and Montclair Scholarship Fund


Harrison Education Foundation (for Harrison H.S.) and Kearny H.S.


Old Bridge H.S. and Spotswood H.S.


Asbury Park H.S.; Long Branch H.S.; Manasquan H.S.; and Ocean Township H.S.


Montville H.S.


Lacey Township H.S.; Point Pleasant Borough H.S.; and Toms River H.S. South


Clifton H.S.; Lakeland Regional H.S.; Wayne Hills H.S.; and Wayne Valley H.S.


Jonathan Dayton H.S.

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