Honor Credit Union Announces 10 Upper Peninsula Teacher Award Winners

Filed under: Honor Credit Union |
Mike Nicosia of Gwinn Senior High School was one of the teachers who won the Honor Teacher Award from Honor Credit Union Gwinn.

Mike Nicosia at Gwinn Senior High School won an Honor Teacher Award from Honor Credit Union.

Negaunee, MI  –  November 28, 2016  –  Honor Credit Union announced the winners of the 7th Annual Teacher Awards, with 10 of the this year’s 30 recipients right here in the Upper Peninsula!

Each winner received $100 to put to use in their classroom or school. Entrants submitted a short description of of how they would use the money to better educate their students.

The Gwinn area had four winners and 15 submissions, which were the most entries out of Honor’s 17 branch areas. Marquette had three winners out of 12 submissions and Honor awarded 3 winners out of 11 entries in the Negaunee area.

 

 

Kendra Meyer from Marquette Area Public Schools Wins the Honor Teacher Award from Honor Credit Union Marquette

Kendra Meyer of Marquette Area Public Schools won an Honor Teacher Award from Honor Credit Union.

The winners are:

  • Deb Goldsworthy (Gwinn Area Community Schools)
  • Amanda Kainulainen (Gwinn Area Community Schools)
  • Michael Nicosia (Gwinn Area Community Schools)
  • Shaun Clark (Gwinn Area Community Schools)
  • Janet Kuopus (Marquette Area Public Schools)
  • Jessica Boehlke (Marquette Area Public Schools)
  • Kendra Meyer (Marquette Area Public Schools)
  • Jodi Johnson (Negaunee Public Schools)
  • Jill Sladek (Negaunee Public Schools)
  • Brittnee Balbierz (Negaunee Public Schools)

“I am so happy for the four winners chosen from the Gwinn area and I am pleased that we had such great participation from all our local schools,” commented Adele Jacobson, Honor Credit Union Gwinn’s branch manager. “Giving back to the community is an important part of what we do here at Honor and we always look forward to opportunities like this to help out. I enjoyed hearing the creative ways the winners were planning on using the funds and was so impressed by their dedication to their students and their vocation. I felt truly ‘Honored’ to be a part of this.”

Brittnee Balbierz from Lakeview School in Negaunee won Honor Teacher Award from Honor Credit Union Negaunee

Brittnee Balbierz from Lakeview School in Negaunee was a winner of the Honor Teacher Award!

Honor Credit Union is proud to serve more than 60,000 members across the State of Michigan. Providing solutions for financial success and giving back to the communities they serve remain the driving forces behind Honor Credit Union. For more information, call 800-442-2800, or visit the Honor Credit Union website.