TBA Credit Union awards two classroom improvement grants

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (October 22, 2021) — TBA Credit Union has recently awarded two classroom improvement grants to local educators at Suttons Bay High School and Traverse City West Senior High School.

Jessica Vitale, Media Publications Instructor at Suttons Bay High School, was awarded $800.00 for new equipment for the student-run broadcasting studio. The equipment will help provide better quality to the studio, as well as a sense of pride for the students who help run it.

Kate Heydlauff, Biology and Geometry Teacher at Traverse City West Senior High School was awarded $150.00 for Teachers Pay Teachers to help purchase a variety of activities, labs, and assessments to use in class. The activities provide unique learning opportunities for students.

TBA Credit Union allocates $8,000.00 every calendar year for Classroom Improvement Grants and educators may apply for grants up to $1,000.00. Visit to learn more and apply.

About TBA Credit Union

For over 65 Years, TBA Credit Union (TBACU) has been committed to their mission of serving the community and building trusted relationships. A $300 million (assets) credit union, TBACU provides financial services to over 18,000 members in Michigan, U.S. In 2021, faced with the challenges of a global pandemic, the TBACU Team showed great resilience. Every day, they demonstrated passion, integrity, and collaboration in their interactions with both fellow employees and members. For the last five years, TBACU has partnered with Gallup to build a culture of engagement. For the second consecutive year, TBA Credit Union has been awarded the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award. The Gallup award once again recognizes the strong workplace culture among TBACU’s 61 team members. Visit TBA Credit Union’s Careers page to learn more.


Contact: Kyley Mclauchlan

Phone: 231.932.5042


Date: January 24, 2023


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