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Sun East Federal Credit Union Names 2020 Student and Teacher Award Recipients

Anna and Tyler Hunter HeadshotsAston – July 2, 2020 – Sun East Federal Credit Union recognizes and awards students in our community for their volunteer efforts that support the credit union’s philosophy of “People Helping People.” The awards, created as a benefit for schools that have a charter membership with Sun East Federal Credit Union, are for students who performed community service within the last year and had a positive influence on the people around them. This year 14 students received financial awards for their community service efforts:

High School $1,000

Academy Park High School Kramoh Mansalay
Chichester High School Eudan Mojados
Springfield High School Katie Jones
Oxford Area High School Sierra Cullen
Brandywine Area School District – Concord High School Sam Oberly
The Christian Academy Alicia Morgan
Sun Valley High School Erica Worthington

College $1,000

Holy Family University Vanessa Lakatosh
Neumann University Carlie Trice

Sun East Federal Credit Union Awards $1,000

Member Award – Sun Valley High School Christian Hansen
Employee Award – Concord High School Tyler Hunter

K-8 Schools $200

St. Thomas the Apostle School Danual Campbell
St. Cyril’s of Alexandria Edwinner Bazzie
Educational Awards $200
Delaware County Literacy Council Ganna Dziuba

“Sun East Federal Credit Union and staff are committed to community involvement and we like to recognize outstanding students who share that same passion and commitment to community,” said Terri Lannon, Senior Director, Community Outreach.

Sun East also recognizes the importance of educators being role models for young people and guiding students towards a successful future, and pays tribute to teachers who demonstrate excellence in creating a motivating learning environment for their students. The Best Teacher Under the Sun Award acknowledges outstanding achievements of teachers in their performance of daily classroom activities, special projects or programs, or exemplary efforts to inspire students to reach beyond their grasp.

The award application is open for all educators who teach in schools that are part of the credit union’s Select Employer Group program. Teachers can be nominated by school administrators, faculty, parents and students. The awards committee selects one winning teacher from each category of Elementary, Middle, and High School levels. Each winning teacher receives $500, and his/her school also receives $500.

Congratulations to the 2020 Best Teacher Under the Sun Award winners:

Linwood Elementary School Richard Borky
Northley Middle School Michelle Ritz


Sun East’s student and teacher awards were designed to include area schools and universities who are credit union members. To date, Sun East has provided approximately $188,500 in student and teacher awards over the past 16 years. For more information or an application for future Sun East awards, visit

Sun East Federal Credit Union, founded in 1949, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution serving the savings, borrowing, investing, and virtual banking needs of nearly 52,000 members, 1,200 employers, and multiple other organizations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.  Sun East has over $730 million in assets with branches throughout the Tri-State area, nationwide ATM access, as well as online and mobile banking.  Support of local charitable and community outreach initiatives on behalf of Sun East are facilitated through the Sun East Charitable Foundation.  To join, support, or donate to the Sun East Charitable Foundation, visit or follow @SunEastCharitableFoundation. For more information or to join Sun East Federal Credit Union, call 1-877-5-SUNEAST, visit, or follow @SunEastFCU on Facebook and Instagram.



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