Scott Credit Union Sponsors Highland Girls Basketball Tournament

Representatives from Scott Credit Union presented a check recently for $3,000 to Highland High School Athletic Director Steve Lanxon for sponsorship of the school’s annual girls basketball tournament.

This is the fifth year that Scott Credit Union has been the namesake sponsor of the tournament, which will be held Jan. 12-19 at the Highland High School Gym. This is the 27th year for the tournament, which is one of the premier girls basketball tournaments in the region.

“We’re very proud to be the primary sponsor of this tournament in its 27th year,” said Scott Credit Union Community Relations Representative Lauren Hoefert. “We are excited about supporting this event. We truly believe in supporting our schools and our communities and this is another great opportunity to do that.”

The tournament will feature teams from Althoff, Belleville West, Breese Central, Carlyle, CHBC (Cowden-Herrick Beecher City), Highland, Hillsboro, Mater Dei, Nashville, Nokomis, Okawville, O’Fallon, Salem, Teutopolis, Triad and Vandalia.

Scott Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that is member owned. The credit union recently gave about $1.2 million back to members through a bonus dividend and loan interest rebate.

Scott Credit Union is open to anyone who lives or works in a 17 county area, including Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Clinton, Marion, Bond, Macoupin, Montgomery, Fayette, Effingham, Williamson, and Jackson counties. Anyone who lives or works in St. Louis County, Missouri also can open accounts at SCU. Additionally, anyone active or retired military also can have accounts with Scott Credit Union.

Scott Credit Union currently has 15 area locations: Scott Air Force Base, East Belleville, Fairview Heights, Collinsville, O’Fallon, Edwardsville, Waterloo, Highland, Caseyville, West Belleville, Millstadt, Mascoutah, Troy, East Alton and its Home Office in Edwardsville.

For details on opening accounts at Scott Credit Union, visit, call 1-800-888-4728, or stop by any of the credit union’s branches.

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