Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship and Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.


John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship

A $3,000 merit-based award bestowed upon five (5) high school seniors pursuing post-secondary degrees at accredited institutions of higher learning. 2019 recipients are:

  • Kristin Ciampitti, Cardinal O’Hara High School
  • Chase Crane, Coatesville Area Senior High School
  • Kimberly Heng, Interboro High School
  • Jadan Law, Garnet Valley High School
  • Reeti Patnaik, Penncrest High School

The honor of the Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Award is bestowed upon 18 outstanding and innovative educators, who have made a positive impact through their work, dedication, and disposition. Recipients will receive a $500 cash grant, commemorative plaque, and $1,000 grant for their school. 2019 recipients are:

  • Karen Carty, Springfield High School, Springfield School District
  • Daniel Collins, Paxon Hollow MIddle School, Marple Newtown School District
  • Mike Davis, The County Alternative (TCA), Delaware County Intermediate Unit
  • Theodore Harrison, Rustin High School, West Chester Area School District
  • Delaine Jones, Walnut Elementary, William Penn School District
  • Melissa Krissinger, Ithan Elementary School, Radnor School District
  • Linda Larkin, Garrettford Elementary School, Upper Darby School District
  • Lynn Lines, Bethel Springs Elementary School, Garnet Valley School District
  • John McLaughlin, Interboro High School, Interboro School District
  • Melissa Miller, Glenwood Elementary, Rose Tree Media School District
  • Lindsay Montani, Lynnewood Elementary School, Haverford Township School District
  • Michele Raucci, Pennell Elementary, Penn Delco School District
  • Denise Farrelly, St. Anastasia School
  • Stephen Braun, St. Dorothy School
  • Amy Stilley, Sharon Hill School, Southeast Delco School District
  • Cheryl McLauchlan, The Episcopal Academy
  • Debra Thomas, Linwood Elementary School, Chichester School District
  • Brian Thompson, Ridley High School, Ridley School District
  • Brooke Wilkins, Strath Haven Middle School, Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

All recipients will be honored at the annual Partners in Education Celebration on May 2, 2019. Details available at