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

A $340 million (assets) credit union, TBA Credit Union provides financial services to over 19,000 members across the State of Michigan. In addition to two branches and a call center located in Traverse City, TBA Credit Union members have access to over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide through the CO-OP Network and over 250 Xtend Shared Branching locations.

For more information about TBA Credit Union, visit or call 231.946.7090.


Contact: Kyley Mclauchlan
Phone: 231.932.5042


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