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South State Contributes $75,000 to Fund Scholarships at Augusta’s Heritage Academy

Heritage Academy DonationAUGUSTA, Georgia – (May 3, 2018) – South State Bank showed its ongoing commitment to Augusta’s Heritage Academy with a $75,000 donation to fund scholarships.

The Heritage Academy is a private elementary and middle school serving 230 children from kindergarten to eighth grade. South State has been a proud partner with the school for 17 years because of its intentional mission to serve children of low-income families.

“South State is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for children of diverse economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds, empowering them to become a positive influence in this community and beyond,” said Jay Forrester, South State division president for Augusta. “The Heritage Academy is an asset to this community, and we have been a proud partner since its inception in 2001, watching the school grow from a single class to a flourishing campus.”

For more information about the mission and programs of the Heritage Academy, please visit,

 South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with over $14 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934. Additional information is available at