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Junction City, Kansas.  Central National Bank has been named a 2021 Home Possible RISE Award® winner by Freddie Mac. The annual program, RISE (Recognizing Individuals for Sustained Excellence), salutes Freddie Mac’s top clients across multiple categories for excellence with the Home Possible® mortgage – Freddie Mac’s affordable lending solution for very low- to low-income homebuyers.

Central National Bank earned the Home Possible RISE Award in the Greatest Volume category for a community bank. This recognition was given to the top three community banks out of 600 total seller/servicers in the nation.

“It is truly an honor to have received the prestigious Home Possible RISE Award for our work to help people in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa and South Dakota enjoy the benefits of homeownership,” said Monica McCallister, Mortgage Origination Manager. “Our lenders find such joy in seeing the smile on a homeowner’s face and knowing they made a difference. And it’s fitting that the Home Possible program itself speaks to the mission of our bank; being dedicated to providing products and services that make our customers and the communities we live in, successful.”

In 2020, Central National Bank made homeownership possible for more than 140 families in the Midwest through the Home Possible mortgage. The Home Possible RISE Awards combined volume from national Home Possible and Home Possible Advantage mortgage options. Lenders must be active Freddie Mac Seller/Servicers, and correspondent lenders and brokers must originate through those Seller/Servicers. Freddie Mac reviewed 2020 data and awarded the top organizations among several categories.

The complete list of the award winners is available at Follow #HomePossibleRISEawards for photos and additional information.

About Central National Bank:

Central National Bank is based out of Junction City, Kansas and was founded in 1884. The Central National Bank mortgage team covers 23 communities across Kansas and Nebraska, and the servicing team provides quick, localized service to mortgage customers throughout the life of each loan. The Central National Bank mission has always been to support and strengthen local communities through employee involvement, corporate citizenship and technological innovation.

About Freddie Mac:

Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Since creation by Congress in 1970, Freddie Mac has made housing more accessible and affordable for homebuyers and renters in communities nationwide. Freddie Mac is building a better housing finance system for homebuyers, renters, lenders, investors, and taxpayers. Learn more at, Twitter @FreddieMac, and Freddie Mac’s blog

Central National Bank Named Home Possible RISE Award® Winner
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