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HRECU Partners with Hampton City Schools Title I Program
We are collecting hygiene items to distribute to each of the 14 Title I Schools in the Fall. The following items are needed: deodorant, soap, body wash, shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste and dental floss. If you prefer to make a monetary contribution, please make checks payable to HRECU and note in the memo line "For HCS Title I Schools." We thank you for your assistance! Learn more about HCS Title I Program.
Governor Northam Signs Executive Directive
With the help of students Domani Smith, Emory Hatchett and Chauncy Featherson, Governor Ralph Northam signed an Executive Directive creating a team to look at expanding access to early childhood education. The ceremony was held at the Downtown Hampton Child Development Center on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. He and Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam visited the Center and spoke about the importance of expanding access to early childhood education. HRECU was honored to be a part of this special day.
Bryant & Stratton College Celebrates 165 Years
HRECU participated in a Health and Wellness Fair hosted by Bryant Stratton College in celebration of their 165th Anniversary. The event took place on July 24th at the Hampton campus. As a private school located in Hampton, all students and employees of Bryant & Stratton College are eligible to join HRECU. Congratulations Bryant & Stratton College!
Five Scholarships Awarded
65th Annual Meeting Held on March 14, 2019
Daysi Hale received the $1,000 Naomi J. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship, Hannah Montero received the $1,000 Laura W. Twyford Memorial Scholarship, Kobe Smith and Richard Cordner received the $1,000 Career Development Scholarship, and Kari Espada received the $1,500 Post Graduate Studies Scholarship.
Shown in photo (L-R): HRECU Board Treasurer and Scholarship Committee Chairman Donald Sandridge, Mr. Cordner accepting for Richard Cordner, Kari Espada, Daysi Hale, Kobe Smith, HRECU Board Member and Scholarship Committee Member Jacqueline Smith-Watson, and Mrs. Montero accepting for Hannah Montero.
Hampton Roads Educators donated $1,000 to Hampton University’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) TRiO Program
“Educational Talent Search is highly appreciative of the donation from Hampton Roads Educators Credit Union,” stated Trio Director Larae Snoddy. “This donation will allow ten ETS 6th & 7th grade students to participate in a week-long Architecture summer program where they will learn STEM and design concept at no cost to their families.” Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federal TRIO Program funded through the U. S. Department of Education to make college accessible to 1st generation and low-income students. The ETS program at Hampton University provides academic, career, and financial counseling to eligible middle and high school students to encourage them to graduate from high school and pursue their post-secondary education. The program provides eligible students with (FREE) annual college tours, tutoring, mentoring, summer programs, financial aid and financial Literacy seminars, college major and career exploration, and skill building workshops.