Thursday, April 26, 2018

Peoples Security Bank & Trust Provides Grant to Blue Ridge

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Left to Right: Peter Quigg: Community Foundation President; Matthew Nebzydoski: Blue Ridge Principal of Curriculum; Debra Dissinger: Peoples Security Bank & Trust Executive Vice President; Matthew Button: Blue Ridge Superintendent

Peoples Security Bank & Trust recently provided a $9,500 grant to Blue Ridge School District in support of the Science and Engineering program Project Lead The Way. This grant is provided by the bank’s donation to the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit Program administered by The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains. Project Lead the Way is a national curriculum that provides a comprehensive approach to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics courses; all of which are vital to today’s workforce. Project Lead the Way trains teachers to empower their students to learn this important STEM material in a collaborative setting where teamwork and problem solving are valuable components of the classroom. Blue Ridge Superintendent, Matthew Button, stated “this assistance is invaluable to us in helping to teach our students today’s advanced technology.” Debra Dissinger, Executive Vice President of Peoples Security Bank and Trust added that “any advantage we can offer our region’s students is worth the effort and the bank is pleased to provide this assistance.” For its part The Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains has also provided funding for Project Lead the Way in the Susquehanna Community, Mountain View, Abington Heights, and Valley View School Districts.

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