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    November 30, 2020

    BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA — Pelican State Credit Union awarded a total of $3,300 for school supplies to 12 school teachers in each of its branch parishes during its annual Teacher Bulletin Board Contest. This contest displayed the appreciation the credit union has for the teachers in its branch communities and showcased the credit union’s dedication to education. 


    Pelican’s Teacher Bulletin Board Contest encouraged teachers to submit a photo of their bulletin board, classroom door, or virtual learning background for a chance to win up to $350 for school supplies for their classrooms! Winners were determined based on how many reactions, or votes, each submission received on Pelican’s official Facebook page. 


    Pelican’s 2020 Teacher Bulletin Board Contest winners are: 


    Darryl Alello, Copper Mill Elementary 

    Barbara Brown, Claiborne Elementary 

    Latonya Chambers, Ball Elementary 

    Ashley Ferguson, East Feliciana High School 

    Amanda Gann, North Live Oak Elementary 

    Kari Hall, Life Christian Academy 

    Megan Morgan, Champ Cooper Elementary 

    Pamela Newman, Lake Pontchartrain Elementary 

    Mallory Olivier, Math, Science, and Arts Academy West 

    Nicole Sparks, Northeast Elementary 

    Kasey Theriot, Sts. Leo-Seton Catholic School 

    Alexa Wingerter, Slidell High School 


    Each winning teacher received $250 for school supplies. The three highest vote-getters who received an additional $100 were Kasey Theriot, Amanda Gann, and Nicole Sparks. 


    “The Teacher Bulletin Board Contest is a true representation of Pelican’s commitment to supporting the educators in its communities. Teachers provide the young minds of tomorrow the guidance they need to be the best versions of themselves possible. We’re honored to be able to give back each year to educators across Louisiana,” explained Pelican CEO Jeffrey K. Conrad. 

    Entries are accepted each fall via Pelican’s website at pelicanstatecu.com. For more details about next year’s contest, follow Pelican’s Facebook page at facebook.com/pelicanstatecreditunion. 


    About Pelican State Credit Union 

    For over 60 years, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. The credit union is dedicated to improving the lives of its members through safe, competitive products and educational services. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge, to serve Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers, and state office personnel. They have since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving over 60,000 members. For information, visit pelicanstatecu.com.

    Cole Kinchen, Content Marketing Representative
    ckinchen@pelicanstatecu.com, 225-408-6622

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