Lake City Bank Teaches JA in a Day Program at Cleveland Elementary in Elkhart
Front row: Sheila Carpenter, Codie Gluchowski, Angie Daly, Kim Baker, Jennifer Mosier, Liz Brown, Susan Smith, Sarah Bontrager
Back row: Jeff Krusenklaus, Cheryl Luke, Phil Ensley
Lake City Bank employees taught fourth through sixth grade students at Cleveland Elementary in Elkhart about money and financial management using the JA in a Day curriculum from Junior Achievement. The lessons covered everything from personal finance to entrepreneurship to the global economy.
With a newly ventured partnership, Junior Achievement & Lemonade Day serving Elkhart County serves more than 6,000 students every year in kindergarten through high school in seven districts throughout the county through experiential JA and lemonade day programming. Local testing across five districts shows that nearly 57% of students improved their knowledge in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurism.
Lake City Bank, a $4.5 billion bank headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, is the fourth largest bank headquartered in the state, and the largest bank 100% invested in Indiana. Lake City Bank operates 49 branch offices in northern and central Indiana, delivering technology-driven solutions in a client-centric way to individuals and businesses. The bank is the single bank subsidiary of Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select/LKFN).