Southwestern to honor Winfield bank chief

The top executive at CornerBank will receive Southwestern College's Business Builder Award.

Bruce Schwyhart, president and CEO of the bank, will receive the award during Southwestern's Business Hall of Fame ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday at the college's main campus in Winfield.

The award recognizes business leaders in south-central Kansas who have created jobs, supported community institutions and "have made a lasting impressions on the local quality of life," Southwestern said.

The college said Schwyhart "has been instrumental in developing a countywide approach to economic development."

CornerBank is a Winfield-based $234 million bank that has a branch in Wichita.