We all know that funding for school is tight, and schools can always use more money. This year, through First National Bank's First Hoop Program, the bank presented a check for $2400 to Ellsworth High School on February 2nd.

Photo Ellsworth High School
Photo Ellsworth High School

Schools can earn up to $150 per game if the contestant at half time sinks a free throw.  Contestants are drawn at random, and always leave with a First National Bank basketball.

Since 2005 First National Bank has donated over $138,000 to local high schools through the First Hoop program

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