PSECU supports Mid-State Literacy Council through sponsorship of Community Spelling Bee

HARRISBURG, PA (April 28, 2017) — PSECU was proud to sponsor the 18th Annual Ron & Mary Maxwell Community Spelling Bee, which was held in front of an audience of more than 150 at the Foxdale Village Auditorium in State College on April 5th.

This event was comprised of 19 teams made up of two or three adults competing to be crowned the Spelling Bee champions. Participants included Penn State University students, staff and faculty members, local business and community leaders, and State College residents wishing to support the literacy council’s mission.  In addition to sponsoring the event, a team of PSECU Interns – Kathryn Lebo, Ashley Stoffa and Tony Pensa – took part in the competition.

The Spelling Bee is the Mid-State Literacy Council’s primary annual fundraiser. To learn more about them, visit

PSECU Financial Center Manager Heidi Wrights and interns Ashley Stoffa, Kathryn Lebo, Rita Hung, Tony Pensa and Nedji Jean-Claude pose with Ike the Spike, mascot of the State College Spikes minor league baseball team.


Opened in 1934, PSECU was founded by 22 ordinary people who pooled $90 and made an extraordinary commitment to each other: To create a financial institution where collective resources benefit all members. Today, PSECU continues that legacy as Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, with $8 billion in assets, more than 500,000 members, and a convenient anytime, anywhere digital-first banking model. For more information about PSECU, visit PSECU has been recognized as a Best-In-State Credit Union by Forbes. View its Year In Review to learn how PSECU contributes to the greater good.


Kate Moyer
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