Are you up for the challenge?
On October 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm the Lowcountry Chapter will host the chapter-level CUaware Protégé Competition for eligible credit union professionals, ages 18-35 at the North Charleston Marriott, 4770 Goer Dr., N. Charleston SC 29406. Each credit union is encouraged to select one candidate to represent them in the chapter-level competition.
Judging will be based on a standard application essay and a five-minute oral presentation. Candidates will have a wide range of speech topic choices available. The deadline to submit your application and essay to the chapter is Friday, October 26, 2018.
4pm -4:15pm Connection Time
4:15pm - 4:35pm (20 minutes ) Real Talk with Dr. Troy “Presentation Skills”
4:35pm - 4:40pm (transition to competition)
4:45pm - 5:00pm (15 minutes – Competition)
5:00pm - 6:00pm (Beer & Wine Cash Bar, Snacks) Connect Time and Winner Announcement
Once a chapter winner is determined, he or she will move on to the finals at the Carolinas Credit Union League’s conference in Charlotte, NC (Jan. 31 - Feb 1, 2019), where all finalists will make their presentations and complete a brief exam testing their credit union knowledge.
The Lowcountry Chapter will cover the following expenses for the chapter-level CUaware Protégé attending the finals:
- Conference registration;
- Hotel accommodations; and
- Meals and mileage/gas reimbursement (or stipend)
Go to carolinasleague.org/protege to download the application and other necessary forms in order to compete.
The winner and two runners-up at the finals in January 2019 will receive special benefits including scholarship opportunities at regionally recognized conferences and places on the CUaware Council.
Need tips on how to host an internal competition at your credit union? See this guide on best practices.