King completes Advanced School of Banking

BELOIT – Tony King, vice president of Guaranty State Bank & Trust Co., Beloit, recently completed the 2015/ 2016 Advanced School of Banking. The second year session of this course was held June 6-10 in Grand Island, Neb. The Advanced School of Banking is sponsored by the Kansas and Nebraska Bankers Associations and is endorsed by

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The primary teaching tool in Year 2 is a computer-generated bank management simulation program. During this project students worked in teams as “banks,” making critical management decisions required to successfully operate a

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