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Bank creates scholarship fund for Simmons College

Simmons College is one of only two HBCU in Kentucky. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Simmons College is one of only two HBCU in Kentucky. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Jalen Summers (Source: WAVE 3 News) Jalen Summers (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A bank decided to invest in students at one of Kentucky's only Historically Black Colleges, Simmons College.

MainSource Bank committed $20,000 to help fund scholarships over the next four years.

Some of the first recipients were recognized Tuesday night.

"It means a lot to me," scholarship recipient Jalen Summers said. "The money will go to my books and everything."

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Simmons is one of just two Historically Black Colleges in Kentucky.

The other is Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

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