Northwest Chapter: CUaware Protégé Competition
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When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Where: Piedmont Advantage CU
3530 Advantage Way
Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27103
United States
Contact: Donnie Vernon

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The Northwest Chapter seeks CU candidates for the 2019-2020 CUaware Protégé Competition

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Are you up for the challenge?

On Tuesday, December 10 at 6 p.m., the Northwest Chapter will host its chapter-level CUaware Protégé Competition for eligible credit union professionals, ages 18-35. Time and location to be announced soon.

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.

Application & Essay are due December 2, 2019!

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. 30-31, 2020), where all finalists will make their presentations and complete a brief exam testing their credit union knowledge.

The Northwest 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 to download the application and other necessary forms in order to compete.

The winner and two runners-up at the finals in January will receive special benefits including scholarship opportunities at regionally recognized conferences and places on the CUaware Council.

For questions:
Donnie Vernon, SECU
Northwest Chapter


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