Local teachers are being honored through SDCCU Classroom Heroes

SDCCU Classroom Heroes recognizes the hard work and dedication of San Diego teachers

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (April 7, 2015) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring local teachers through its new program, SDCCU Classroom Heroes, which was launched in partnership with iHeartMedia San Diego.

“SDCCU is proud to recognize deserving teachers and appreciates those who go above and beyond in the classroom to enhance the learning experience for students,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck. “Honoring ‘classroom heroes’ is one of many ways SDCCU supports education. We understand the important role of teachers in shaping the future of today’s youth and contributing to a strong and thriving economy for years to come.”

SDCCU and iHeartMedia are recognizing “classroom heroes” on a monthly basis. Winning teachers will be selected to receive a $500 SDCCU Visa® gift card, plus they will be recognized as a Classroom Hero on a billboard in their community.

Teachers, students, parents and the community are encouraged to nominate a deserving teacher by visiting any one of iHeartMedia San Diego’s radio station websites:,,,, or

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