Univest awards donations to educational organizations

SOUDERTON >> Univest Corp. recently awarded $225,778 to nine educational organizations in Montgomery County that qualify for the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

The donations will be used to support educational improvement programs and scholarships for kindergarten through 12th grades. Ultimately, these funds will provide public schools with innovative programming to enhance learning opportunities and allow private schools to offer need-based scholarships to give families the opportunity to provide a faith-based education that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

Pictured are Donald Beebe, senior administrator, Penn Christian Academy; Christine Liberaski, executive director, North Penn Educational Foundation; Dan Noble, president, Upper Moreland Educational Foundation; Kim Detwiler, senior vice president and director of corporate communications, Univest Corp.; Jim Beam, board president, Methacton Education Foundation; Bob Rutt, director of advancement, Dock Mennonite Academy; Frank Gallagher, superintendent, Souderton Area School District; Mike Fox, executive vice president, Univest Bank and Trust Co.; Jeff Schweitzer, president and CEO, Univest Corp.; Nikki Krelovich, executive director, Methacton Education Foundation; RuthE Potter, executive director, Indian Valley Education Foundation; Sam Varano, principal, Souderton Area High School; and Richard Curtis, technology education teacher, Souderton Area High School, along with Souderton Area High School students. Not pictured: Representatives from Perkiomen Valley School District and Valley Forge Military Academy and College.

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