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2021 Mike Baker Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Brooke Turner, graduate of Watertown High School for receiving the 2021 Mike Baker Scholarship. She was presented the honor at the Wilson County Fair - TN State Fair by Curt Baker, Education Division Vice-Chair and Melanie Minter, President & CEO.
This scholarship is presented in his memory, sponsored by the Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce, Wilson Bank & Trust and Wilson County Promotions.

Mike Baker was a native of Lebanon. He graduated from Castle Heights Military Academy. He began working for Wilson Bank & Trust in 1991 and would become Vice President and Manager of the main office. He was very active in the community serving as President of the Rotary Club and President for the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber. He was a Leadership Wilson Graduate, served on the Fair board and co-chaired the great giveaway. Mike loved people and there are numerous stories of him helping others in the community. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and always put God and his family first. He passed away in the Fall 2001, survived by his wife Tammy and three children, Austin, Brent & Zack.

Brooke Turner Mike Baker Scholarship Receipent

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