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PenAir Credit Union Honors Exceptional Educators in Annual #TreatATeacher Campaign

Pensacola, Florida (November 28, 2023) Pen Air® Credit Union (PenAir) honors area teachers through its annual #TreatATeacher campaign, a key initiative celebrating the exceptional contributions of educators across Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Baldwin counties.

Each year, PenAir asks their Facebook and Instagram followers to nominate their favorite teacher. This year’s campaign ran from September 5th to September 11th. After receiving an overwhelming response of approximately 150 nominations, six outstanding teachers were recognized for their dedication and profound impact on the community.

Selected Teachers and Schools:

Baldwin County:

  • Rosinton Elementary – Melissa Baggett
  • Foley High School – Candace Tolbert

 Escambia County:

  • Pine Meadow Elementary – Tricia Stroud
  • Dixon School of the Arts – Latisha Tucker

 Santa Rosa County:

  • Jay Elementary – Nicole Pritchett
  • Berryhill Elementary – Amanda Pippen

Each honored teacher received a $1,000 grant for their classrooms, and every student in their classes received PenAir-branded school supply bags. This year’s campaign featured an additional initiative, providing supply bags for each student, a thoughtful gesture facilitated by the collaborative efforts of PenAir’s Communerosity® Committee.

“The #TreatATeacher competition is such a fun way to recognize, love, and support our local teachers,” stated Casey Brueske, Community Education Development Specialist for PenAir. “We take you ‘back to school’ by engaging our followers to nominate deserving area teachers. They do so much for their students, and this is just a small way for PenAir to give back to them.”


About PenAir Credit Union

Since 1936 Pen Air® Credit Union has been the catalyst where community, resources, and impact come together and produce a powerful force for good. With more than $2.9 billion in assets, our purpose is to enhance the lives of those we serve, from Mobile, Alabama, to Tallahassee, Florida. Visit www.penair.org to learn more.


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