Forward Bank Donates New Scoreboard to Colby Hornets Football
May 11, 2022
Forward Bank has donated a new scoreboard for the Colby Hornets football field. The new scoreboard is custom designed for the school and will be installed at the north end of the field.
The existing scoreboard is over 24 years old and maintaining it is proving difficult for the school. Dedicated members of the booster club, the driver of the Hornet’s Nest, and the football coach started talking with Stratford Sign Company about the benefits of replacing the board with an updated system. Those conversations progressed to a Hornet branded design that will be visible from Highway 13. Installation of the new scoreboard will take place in the summer of 2022.
“Forward made the fundraising process for the new scoreboard very easy on us,” commented Steve Kolden, Colby Hornet spokesperson. “We had hoped that they would be a part of the project but didn’t expect the full amount to be covered. Our community will be proud to see the new board and championship years that will be listed on it.”
“We’ve taken an active role in supporting our student athletes since Forward came to Colby,” stated Traci Geiger, Office Manager for Forward Bank in Colby. “Those that compete in team sports are taught important life lessons that helps throughout their careers – no matter what they choose to do. The donation of the scoreboard is another way for Forward to show how proud we are of their efforts.”
(Photo at top - left to right: Steve Kolden, Traci Geiger, Jessica Ressler, Jim Hagen)