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Batchelor named to Hall of Fame


CB&S Bank, headquartered in Russellville, Alabama, would like to announce that Mr. Cecil Batchelor has been one of seven named to Alabama Business Hall of Fame for 2020. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Established in 1973 to honor those individuals that have brought lasting fame to the state of Alabama through their business contributions, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame is proud to announce the names of the seven individuals that compose the Class of 2020.

The inductees are: Mr. Robert Baron of Huntsville; Mr. Cecil Batchelor of Russellville; Dr. Marcus Bendickson of Huntsville; Mr. Jay Grinney of Birmingham; Dr. Lonnie Johnson of Atlanta, GA; Mr. Joe Ritch of Huntsville; and Mr. Stan Starnes of Birmingham. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in the interest of the health and safety of our inductees and their guests, the induction ceremony will be rescheduled to fall 2021. Details of the ceremony will be issued at a later date.

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama is home to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame, which is located in the College’s Bidgood Hall. The College also organizes the annual induction ceremony.