Pennell Elementary Receives Mini-Grant

By | December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pennell Elementary's Mini-Grant from FMFCU Foundation is anything but mini to Multiple Disabilities Support teacher Catherine Furia.  She and her team plan to make a big impact with the funds.  Our grant will provide alternative programs and materials to help students learn [...]

12 Teachers Awarded Nearly $5,000 in Mini-Grants

By | November 19th, 2018|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Charitable Giving, Credit Unions, Education, Grants|

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation announces the award of mini-grants totaling nearly five thousand dollars to a dozen teachers across the region. In its inaugural mini-grant offering, the Foundation received 85 applications from kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers to [...]

71st Delco Hi-Q Season Opens November 8, 2018

By | October 22nd, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Credit Unions, Education, Events, HiQ, News|

The 71st Season of Delco Hi-Q opens Thursday, November 8, 2018 when all 21 high school teams converge upon Marple Newtown High School for the annual practice session. Each season commences with the practice session, affording teams the opportunity to flex [...]

$3,000 Scholarships for High School Seniors

By | September 19th, 2018|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Charitable Giving, Charity, Credit Unions, Education, Events, Scholarship|

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship, awarded by Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation. Eligible high school seniors can apply for one of five (5) $3,000 awards! Apply HERE before the January 15, [...]

The Dream Job that Began as an Internship

By | August 23rd, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Career, Credit Unions, Education, Financial Literacy|

With an aptitude for mathematics, Zak Tobias had always thought he would one day work with numbers but as a young boy, he may not have fully understood how. Fortunately for Zak, a convenient high school internship helped him figure [...]

Hilltop Elementary Has School Spirit!

By | June 1st, 2018|Activities, Credit Unions, Events, Financial Literacy|

FMFCU Community Education Manager Tricia McAllister brings financial education and The Berenstain Bears' Cubs to previous School Spirit Contest winners Edgewood Elementary School in the Ridley School District. Chichester School District's Hilltop Elementary School has been awarded a [...]

Haverford, Delco Christian, Garnet Valley Advance to Finals

By | February 22nd, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Education, HiQ|

Haverford’s Hi-Q team aims to defend their championship title after defeating Radnor and Strath Haven in semi-final action. The Ford’s ability to rack up ten bonus points compared to six for the Raider’s kept them ahead of the competition despite [...]

Garnet Valley Goes Straight to Delco Hi-Q Championship Competition

By | February 16th, 2018|Education, Events, HiQ, News|

Semi-finals competitions in the milestone 70th Season of Delco Hi-Q are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, February 20 and 21. With the regular season in the log books, the seven teams that earned the most points cumulatively advance, and will [...]

Playoff Positions Hinge on Hi-Q’s Final Regular Season Competitions

By | February 12th, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Credit Unions, HiQ|

The regular season of Delco Hi-Q has come to a close with the final meets held last week and today, two of which were rescheduled several times due to extenuating circumstances. Strath Haven’s home meet with Haverford and Archbishop Carroll [...]

One Point Separates Two of the Top Teams

By | February 2nd, 2018|Academic Achievement, Credit Unions, Education, Events, HiQ|

Four competitive match-ups go down in Delco Hi-Q’s Season 70 logbooks. A successful appeal by Archbishop Carroll put the Patriots ahead of host Bonner & Prendie in Monday’s competition. In fact, Bonner & Prendie held the lead until the very [...]