Community Trust Bank announced that Jim Crotwell has joined its team as middle market lending manager in Northeast Louisiana, responsible for managing and growing the middle market group. Crotwell brings more than two decades of banking experience to Community Trust Bank.
A graduate of Northeast Louisiana University (ULM) with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Crotwell has focused on serving businesses throughout his banking career, serving in both production and management roles.
Evan Tompkins of Ruston recently won the junior division (13-14 age group) of the Links on the Bayou Junior Classic held at the Links on the Bayou course in Alexandria. The event is one of several hosted by Arrowhead, Jr., Golf Tour, a regional tournament trail that hosts events from Florida to Texas. Tompkins, an eighth-grade student at Ruston Junior High School, registered rounds of 79 and 80 to take first place and followed by Cameron Little (79-81) of Baton Rouge and Marshall Laborde (85-76) of Shreveport.
CenturyLink, Inc. is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program opened its application process Oct. 1 for teachers in CenturyLink’s local service areas who want to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.
Full-time PreK-12 classroom teachers in public or private schools in CenturyLink residential service areas are eligible to apply. Visit http://fsrequests.com/CenturyLinkGrant to apply for a grant. The deadline for applications is Jan. 2.