Community Trust Bank's Laurie J. Colvin Graduates From Graduate School of Banking

RUSTON, LA – September 23, 2013

Laurie J. Colvin, Senior Vice President, Treasury Management at Community Trust Bank is among the 155 bankers receiving graduation diplomas on June 7, 2013 from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. This three-year program provides courses covering all aspects of banking, economics and related subjects. Students traveled from twenty states and Mexico to participate in this Session.

Sponsored by 15 southern state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU, the banking school requires attendance on campus for three years, with extensive bank study assignments between sessions. The faculty consists of bankers, business and professional leaders, and educators from all parts of the U.S.

During their three years at the Graduate School of Banking, students receive 180 hours of classroom instruction, thirty hours of reviews, planned evening study, and written final examinations at the end of each session.

About Community Trust Financial Corporation
Community Trust Financial Corporation is a financial holding company with assets over $3.1 billion that provides products and services through online and retail delivery channels, with 35 banking centers in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. The holding company supports the financial needs of individuals, business banking, commercial entities, and governmental agencies through its wholly owned subsidiary, Community Trust Bank. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not listed on any exchange and is traded through individually negotiated transactions. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit Community Trust’s website at