A good education must include learning how to handle money responsibly. 1st Advantage and Bruton High School partner to promote financial literacy and prepare students for the work force and financial independence through a student-operated branch that opened in 2015.
Hands-on experience for high school students
At the Bruton High School branch, seven students and two teachers run the facility and also develop promotions and marketing materials as part of a Direct Study Business class. Working in a real credit union branch exposes students to real-world projects and challenges, while opening the door to future opportunities. Our partnership with Bruton High School reveals our commitment to providing valuable financial education to members of our community.