Honor Credit Union awards Berrien, Cass County teachers

Published 9:26 am Tuesday, November 20, 2018

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Honor Credit Union announced the winners of the ninth annual Teacher Awards.

Honor team members selected 40 winners who each received $100 to use in their classroom or school. Those who applied for the award submitted a short description of how they would use the money to better educate their students. More than 300 submissions were received throughout Honor’s 24 local branch communities.

Honor Credit Union’s Niles branch manager Jeanne Meyer (right), awards a Niles Community Schools kindergarten teacher Jen Coffen, with a $100 check. (Submitted photo)

The winners from Niles, Dowagiac and Buchanan are:

• Erica Neal (Buchanan Community Schools)

• Wendy Murphy (Buchanan Community Schools

• Kristin Ausra (Dowagiac Union Schools)

• Jen Coffen (Niles Community Schools)

• Juli Findeisen (Niles Community Schools)