Allison Bates

May 10 2017

2017 John R. Hughes Community Leadership Awards

John R. Hughes Community Leadership Award Winners 2017.

The co-workers of Hills Bank and Trust Company are proud to honor our former president by awarding the John R. Hughes Community Leadership Award. John Hughes valued leadership and citizenship qualities believing that those, along with volunteerism, make a difference in the communities in which we live and work.

This award is presented annually to 6th grade students in each of the elementary schools in the Iowa City Community School District and Regina Elementary School. Students who display exceptional leadership and make a difference in their school and community are nominated by their principals.

Award winners’ names will be displayed on a permanent plaque at each of the following schools. Congratulations again to the following students and thank you for your leadership within our community!

Ashley Kelly
Alton Blau
Tava Gevock
Chasity Mills
Annie Schwartz
Eva Jordan
Jennie Gidal
Ella Fast
Coralville Central
TreVaughn Coney
Willow Oleson
Libby Allen
Rabin Ruano-Hafferan
Abby Stapleton
Maeon Burrell
Jack Tierney
Lily Morarend
Jared Sanchez
Rosellyn Rubio
Maya Bennett
Lauren Snyder
Maggie Foreman
Whit Jury
Yaymadiely Torres
Sylvia Jones-Utley
Rachel Swack
Zaira Malloy-Salgado
Van Allen
Braden O’Connor
Lilah VanScoyoc
Justin Lin
Emma McMahon
Matisse Arnone
Krisha Kapoor
Logan Jaskolka
Yi Ying McGraw
Vicki Carrica
Ryne Vander Leest
Sophia Van Daele
Heidi Du
Courtney Dow
Amara Tilley
Elliot Manjoine
Ava Cross
Allison Bates

About Allison Bates

Allison Bates is First Vice President and Branch Manager at Hills Bank’s North Liberty location on Forevergreen Road. She has been at Hills Bank since 2011 helping customers with their banking needs. In her free time, Allison enjoys spending time outdoors, cheering on the Chicago Cubs, and spending time with her husband, Nelson. Allison can be reached at

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