Thirteen bank employees have been honored by the Utah Chapter of the American Institute of Banking for educational achievement.

Receiving a general banking diploma were James Ball, Debbie Gates, Karen Mortensen and Diane Church, all of Valley Bank and Trust Co.; Jacque Haidenthaller, Zions First National Bank; Craig Hansen and Beth Hoover, First Security Bank of Utah; and Duane Kuehl, First Interstate Bank.Lisa Dotson, Zions Bank, received a customer service skills certificate; Elaine Ferguson, Valley Bank, received a bank operations diploma; B. Renee Davis, Zions Bank, received a general banking diploma and a customer service skills certificate.

Steve Westenskow, Valley Bank, received a commercial lending diploma and a consumer credit diploma, and Kelly Etherington, Zions Banks, received a bank operations diploma, a consumer credit diploma and a commercial lending diploma.