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BankSouth Spirit Debit Cards Make an Impact

We are pleased to offer support of our local communities with exclusive debit card designs for local schools, starting with Lake Oconee Academy. Check back often for more options!

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Make using your BankSouth debit card a little more spirited with our exclusive school debit card designs! When you choose a school debit card design, you get money in your pocket and the school’s debit card you choose also gets a donation. So show your spirit and make a positive impact and request your school debit card today!

How it Works:
Choose a design (blue or black) – you receive a credit, and BankSouth matches the credit with a donation to the school! Existing customers receive a $10 credit and the school receives a $10 donation. New customers receive a $30 credit, and the school receives a $30 donation.

Exclusive Designs

Choose from exclusive debit card designs that proudly show your support for local school systems. School cards can be used for personal or business accounts.

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Make a Difference

School debit cards allow you to make a contribution; as well as show your school spirit in the local community.

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Trusted Convenience

School debit cards offer the same convenience and security you expect from BankSouth, making them a seamless addition to your daily transactions. What’s more, you keep your debit card number! No hassle of updating any subscriptions or recurring payments.

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Request Your School Card Today

Join BankSouth in making a positive impact on the lives of the students in the community with an exclusive school debit card. Together, we will invest in their education and inspire a brighter future for our community. You can also call 706.453.2943 or visit our Lake Oconee branch for more information.

When your card is ready, you will be contacted to pick it up at your local branch.


Member FDIC. Message and data rates may apply when using the BankSouth mobile app. BankSouth Personal or Business Checking Account is required to request a Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) school debit card. Limit one card per customer (up to two cards for a joint account). For existing BankSouth account holders, LOA school debit card will replace your existing debit card. Credit and matching contribution is a one-time offer only and is not a credit for any ongoing usage of the debit card. Credit to account holder will occur upon the printing of the LOA school debit card.

School Debit Card Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! We have a Kids Savings account for kids under 18 that is perfect to start the younger generation out on the right financial foot.

It’s so easy you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner! Open an account and make the switch with our Switch Kit in a few minutes securely online.

Yes. You can use your school debit card anywhere Mastercard debit cards are accepted.

When your debit card is issued, customers receive a credit and BankSouth matches the credit with a donation to the school in the same amount. Existing customers receive a $10 credit, and the school receives a $10 credit. New customers receive a $30 credit, and the school receives a $30 donation.


You can fill out the form on this page, visit the Lake Oconee branch, or call 706.453.2943 to request your school debit card.


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