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Westerly Community Credit Union Awards Over $9,000 in Teacher Grants to Local Teachers

Westerly Community Credit Union is proud to announce they have recently awarded (20) WCCU Teacher Grants, totaling over $9,000, for the 2022/23 school year. This year, the Westerly Community Credit Union has awarded teacher grants to teachers from the Coventry, Exeter-West Greenwich, Narragansett, South Kingstown, Stonington, and Westerly school districts. To date, WCCU has awarded over $54,000 in teacher grants.

Congratulations to the following Teacher Grant Recipients:

  • Pam Betres, Andrew Gervasini, Adam Knight, Michele Pelletier, Carolyn Wynne, Jennifer Jendzejec and Lisa DelBove of the Coventry School District

  • Carin Corcoran, Shade Ortiz, Anne Barbour and Gina Kilday of the Exeter-West Greenwich School District

  • Kristy Behbehani and Tara Reddington of the Narragansett School District

  • Tiffany Court, Michelle Manning, Amber Lambert and Rita Toolin of the South Kingstown School District

  • Sally Motycka, Jennifer Norcross, Elaine Temel, Marika Heughins, Noreen Elliot of the Stonington School District

  • Ide Koulbanis and Megan Lacey of the Westerly School District

“We are always so amazed with the commitment and enthusiasm of our local educators, said Steve White, WCCU President and CEO. “Each year we award funding for innovative projects to teachers who go above and beyond. We look forward to supporting educators and their creative projects for many more years through our Teacher Grant program.”

Westerly Community Credit Union’s Teacher Grant Program awarded grants in values up to $500. These grants are awarded annually to support creative and experiential educational projects or programs in the area’s school districts. Special consideration is given to innovative projects that strengthen the relationship between our schools and the community at large, and to projects that support student excellence. All applications are judged on the following criteria: Educational Focus, Promotion of Skills/Excellence, Creativity/Innovation, Community Connection, and Goal Clarity/Attainability.

Please contact Kim Gates, WCCU’s Financial Education Officer, at 401-596-7000 x2124 or kgates@westerlyccu.com with any questions regarding WCCU’s Teacher Grant Program. 2023 applications will become available in July with a deadline of October 31st, 2023. You can also visit www.westerlyccu.com/teacher-grant for program details.

About Westerly Community Credit Union:

The WCCU mantra, #WCCUCares, emphasizes their focus on caring about their members, their members’ financial success, and their community. Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution that currently serves over 22,000 members with lending and deposit products through convenient locations in Westerly, Richmond, Wakefield, Coventry, and online at www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards: Westerly Sun’s 2022 Readers’ Choice for Best Credit Union and top 3 for Best Mortgage Company and Best Financial Advisor; Southern RI 2022 Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Financial Institution and Best Financial Advisor; as well as PBN’s Best Places to Work (2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022).

 


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