San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 15, 2010
Leon Ewing, President/CEO of Firstmark Credit Union announced the winners of their 8th Annual Educator’s Award program. Designed with full-time educators of kindergarten through 12th grades in mind, Firstmark Credit Union awarded ten scholarships of $500 to each educator.
The scholarship program was open to public school and private school educators. Through the application, educators were asked to explain how they would use the scholarship funds and what impact the award would have on their students and in their classrooms.
This year’s winners are: Jamie Dale Eisenhower Middle School, NEISD; Vanessa Cobarruvias, Mary Burns Michael Elementary, NISD; Linda Garcia Brisco Middle School, NISD; Marilee Gibbs,Olympia Elementary, Judson ISD; Kristen Guerra, Frank Tejeda Middle School. NEISD;Robin Howard, STEM Academy, NEISD; Kent Page, Peggy Carnahan Elementary, NISD; Debora Parker, Madison High School, NEISD; Marisol Walker,Spring Meadows Elementary, Judson ISD; and Edith Whitaker, Carnahan Elementary, NISD.
“Firstmark Credit Union was founded by members of the educational community. This scholarship is one of many ways that we support the community.” says Leon Ewing, President/CEO. “The Credit Union would not be where it is today without educators.”
About Firstmark Credit Union Firstmark Credit Union provides financial services to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Bexar County, as well as education-related employees in Bexar County and the 12 surrounding counties; and their relatives. Established in 1932, the Credit Union serves over 90,000 members and manages more than $700 million in assets. For more information, go to firstmarkcu.org.
Media Contact: Fred Hagerman
fredh(at)firstmarkcu(dot)org (210) 308-7852