First National Community Bank (FNCB), the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania, today announced the 2012 graduating class from its Emerging Leaders program. The Emerging Leaders Program is year-long employee development course coordinated by Wilkes-University that focuses on building leadership skills and teamwork.As part of the program, participants designed team-based projects aimed at meeting specific needs in the local community. Organizations benefiting from FNCB community service projects included; American Red Cross, Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA, Ronald McDonald House, Commission on Economic Opportunity and Head Start. Overall, Emerging Leader teams raised $5,000 and volunteered over 250 hours to their respective organizations.The FNCB Emerging Leaders program is part of a larger Community Caring initiative. Through outreach programs, donations and an employee volunteer network, FNCB is committed to helping the communities they serve.Shown, members of the FNCB class of 2012 Emerging Leaders Program gather at their commencement ceremony. Shown, from left, are: Tara Montini, Tiffany Bator, JoAnna Grasso, Nadine Limongelli, Nate Sives, Ashley Bryant, Sandra Yesuvida, Dr.Matthew Sowcik, Wilkes University; Ashley Tomko, Anthony Carra, Edina Trexler, Kerryn Arnold, Pat Ehnot, Karen Smith, Cheryl Carter, Frank Kost, Mary Theresa Constantino, Jeff Cosmark, Mike Vacula, Kristine Gillen, JoAnn Kotlowski, Rich Walsh and Stephanie McDonald.