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For Immediate Release

High School Students Learn Interview Skills

Honesdale, PA – Sponsored by the Wayne County School to Work Committee, Wayne Highlands, Western Wayne and Forest City students took part in classes for improving their interview skills. The classes took place May 5th at Lackawanna College’s Lake Region Center at the Hawley Silk Mill.

Volunteer teachers from Wayne Bank, Ryan French and Jamie Padula respectively led male and female classes that covered many aspects of job interviews, with the goal of helping the students become familiar with the job interview process and to better understand employer expectations.

Ryan French, Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for Wayne Bank taught the male students the importance of appearance and demeanor, as well as being prepared for common interview questions.

Jamie Padula, Human Resource Manager at Wayne Bank, presented information to the female students about handling interview questions and keeping a positive message.

“We are always enjoy participating in events that help local students develop the skills they need to succeed in the workforce,” noted Ryan. “The Wayne County School to Work is a great program for achieving those goals.”

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 15 Community Offices in Wayne, Lackawanna, Pike and Monroe Counties with Commercial Lenders easily accessible within each of those counties. Norwood also recently announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement to acquire Delaware Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, NBDC Bank of Walton, NY. Pending approval, the transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016. NBDC operates twelve offices located throughout Delaware and Sullivan Counties, NY. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.

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