NCACU has four school branches–student run credit unions–in their service area. The school branches are open one morning a week and members make deposits to their accounts, play games and participate in savings challenges throughout the year. Student Staff learn real life work experience like operations, counting and balancing drawers, and customer service. In 2015, NCACU was awarded a Second Place Desjardins Youth Financial Literacy Award by the Michigan Credit Union League for their work with the school branches.
The Viking Branch at Grayling Elementary has been active for four years and currently has more than 30 members who have saved more than $1,000 this school year.
The Viking Branch Staff include Shelby Mallison, Marqus Parker, Landon Rock, and Trevor Nowlin. Shante Reynolds is the School Branch Liaison for NCACU.
The Bobcat Branch has been open since 2011 and has more than 60 members that have saved more than $1,000 this school year. Staff are Abby Fransee, Lexsis Pickerell, Alie Bisballe and Cael Lindsey. Beverly Forbes is the School Branch Liaison for NCACU.
The Buck Branch has been open since 2011 at Roscommon Elementary and last year added a second location at Roscommon Middle School. The Buck Branch had $2042.89 saved with 37 active depositor’s last school year.
Buck Branch Staff at RES includes: Jack Erickson, Izzy Roemer, Nicholas Clay and Autumn Gross.
Buck Branch Staff at RMS includes: Josh Fairbanks ,Sarah Morley, Branden Morley and Jack Patchin.
Kelly Blanchett is the School Branch Liaison for NCACU.
The Dollar Dog Kid’s Club is a great way to help kids learn about the importance of saving, earning, and even investing money. Kids will learn the basics of healthy saving and spending habits, and have some fun too. Click here to visit the Dollar Dog website!