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Synovus Announces 2009 Jack Parker Scholarship Recipients
 
Columbus, GA, July 6, 2009, – Synovus (NYSE: SNV), the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, today announced its 2009 Jack Parker Scholarship recipients. This year, 103 scholarships totaling $135,000 were awarded to children of Synovus team members. Scholarship funds are generated each year through team member donations and internal fundraising activities.

The Scholarship Program is named in honor of Jack B. Parker, whose career with the Synovus family of companies spanned 44 years. Jack's enthusiastic attitude, keen sense of duty and good heart were evident throughout his career. The scholarship program is managed by the Jack Parker Foundation, Inc. to award college or vocational institution scholarships to team members’ children who excel academically, demonstrate strong leadership and are involved in activities to improve their communities. Since its inception in 1988, the foundation has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships.

About Synovus

Synovus is a financial services holding company with $35 billion in assets based in Columbus, Georgia.  Synovus provides commercial and retail banking, as well as investment services, to customers through 30 banks, 336 offices, and 440 ATMs in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee.  The company focuses on its unique decentralized customer delivery model, position in high-growth Southeast markets and commitment to being a great place to work to ensure unparalleled customer experiences. See Synovus on the Web at www.synovus.com.

 
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Greg Hudgison
Title: External Communications Manager
Phone: (706) 644-0528
Email: gregoryhudgison@synovus.com