Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union announces 2018 ‘Extreme Classroom Makeover’ winners

Annual competition supports Cypress-Fairbanks teachers, enhances classroom learning

HOUSTON, TX (August 21, 2018) — Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union (Cy-Fair FCU) continues its commitment to improving the classrooms of local students as part of its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover competition. This year, three Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (ISD) teachers received $500 to enhance their respective elementary, middle or high school classrooms in order to maximize learning and promote student participation. The credit union also awarded $150 to three runners-up.

“Cy-Fair FCU has a rich history and deep involvement with the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. The purpose of our annual Extreme Makeover competition is to invest in our local schools and support local teachers as they improve the learning experience for their students,” said Cy-Fair FCU President and CEO Cameron Dickey.

This year Cy-Fair FCU distributed the awards before an audience of the recipients’ peers at the annual Cy-Fair ISD Rigor, Relevance, Relationships Teacher Conference. Each recipient received a special mention before the keynote address of the conference.

The competition began 11 years ago and Cy-Fair FCU has now awarded more than $17,000 to local teachers for classroom makeovers. The recipients of Cy-Fair FCU’s 2018 Extreme Classroom Makeover include the following:

$500 Recipients:

  • High School. Heather Cox – Cy-Fair High School
  • Middle School. Amy Hale – Hopper Middle School
  • Elementary. Darrell Abramowitz – Danish Elementary

$150 Runner-Up Recipients:

  • High School. Katina Politte – Cy-Lakes High School
  • Middle School. Lauren Jackson – Campbell Middle School
  • Elementary. Jeanna Pena – Lamkin Elementary


About Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union

Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union ( is a full-service credit union in southeast Texas. Originally founded in 1956 with 10 members to serve employees of the Cy-Fair Independent School District, Cy-Fair FCU now has more than 25,000 members and serves anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school within Harris County and parts of Waller County.


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