Four Seasons Credit Union will open a mini-branch in the cafeteria at Middletown High School on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. Students and teachers will be able to bank at this full service branch Monday-Friday from 11:30am-1:00pm.
The new Branch Manager graduated from MHS two years ago (she was in the business program), and the mini-branch will employ current students. The goal: employment opportunities and overall financial skills awareness/improvement for MHS students.
Since last night's Board of Education meeting was held in the MHS Cafeteria, members were able to see the "dragon vault" for themselves. Chairman Ted Raczka agreed with the "save more, spend less, stay out of debt" motto: "banking awareness early is so important."
Only nine other high schools in CT have banking services, and all labor and materials to constuct the MHS branch were donated (about a $75,000 value).