(CHARLESTON, S.C.) – January 10, 2012 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union presented Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina with a sponsorship check of $5,000 on January 4.
“Financial education is an integral part of our mission at South Carolina Federal,” said Scott Woods, President & CEO, South Carolina Federal Credit Union. “Through this partnership with Junior Achievement, we anticipate reaching more students with the tools they’ll need to reach long-term success.”
South Carolina Federal’s sponsorship will directly benefit West Ashley High School where South Carolina Federal will continue to present financial education seminars with the addition of Junior Achievement curriculum in the coming year.
“With support from organizations like South Carolina Federal, Junior Achievement will reach more local students,” said Chad Vail, President, Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina. “Our goal is to ensure as many students as possible are empowered to own their economic success with Junior Achievement programs.”
Photo Caption: South Carolina Federal President & CEO Scott Woods presents Junior Achievement of Coastal South Carolina President Chad Vail with a sponsorship check. From left to right: Scott Woods, Jessica Jackson, Leslie Howard and Chad Vail.
About South Carolina Federal
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston. More than 140,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Calhoun, Orangeburg or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and 74 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown. More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at scfederal.org or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at simplecentsblog.org.
Contact: Jessica Jackson VP-Corporate Communications
South Carolina Federal Credit Union