Metro Peabody Student Bankers Win at MSBA Conference
April 6, 2018
Metro Credit Union announced that the student bankers from its branch at Peabody High School placed first and third in two competitive categories at the Massachusetts Student Banking Association’s (MSBA) annual Banking Conference.
At this year’s conference, held April 6th at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, Peabody High students once again had stellar performances in the competitive part of the conference. The team took home 1st place in Marketing and 3rd place in Trivia. In addition, student Andrea Haley was a scholarship winner and student Brian Buckley was an Essay winner.
“We are extremely proud of the students representing Metro and Peabody High School”, said Robert Cashman, President and CEO of Metro Credit Union. “The Marketing portion of the competition required fast, creative thinking in a presentation style business environment and our students did a wonderful job.”
Metro Credit Union has school branches in both Peabody and Chelsea High Schools. Metro works closely with faculty and staff at both schools throughout the year to ensure the presence of the school-based branches creates opportunities to teach children about financial literacy and especially the important values of savings and money management.
The Massachusetts School Bank Association is an organization that provides students with an opportunity to get hands on experience in the financial world. The purpose is to turn today’s students into tomorrow’s financial leaders. Students develop skills such as customer service, communication, leadership abilities, and financial literacy. Massachusetts School Bank Association helps to promote and enhance student’s success in financial literacy.
About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.3 billion in assets, and serves more than 190,000 members. It is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading provider of a full range of financial services to anyone living or working in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable, Bristol or Worcester counties in Eastern Massachusetts, as well as Massachusetts state employees and retirees throughout the Commonwealth.
Founded in 1926, Metro Credit Union is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services. Metro uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts. Metro is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account
Metro Credit Union has 15 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.
Learn more about Metro Credit Union at MetroCU.org