Williams Baptist University education students joined Integrity First Bank of Pocahontas to present the 21st annual Teach Children to Save Day at Alma Spikes Elementary School last month. Teach Children to Save Day is a nationwide program of the American Bankers Association. Its aim is to teach students about the value of saving their money.
Since 1997, Integrity First Bank has partnered with Williams Baptist University Teacher Education Program to bring Teach Children to Save Day to over 3,200 students. This year, the Williams students presented the lesson on saving to 175 Alma Spikes second graders. Integrity First Bank employees assisted the student teachers with the lessons and the bank presented each second grader a piggy bank with a dollar bill inside.
Williams is a Christian University in Walnut Ridge. It officially becomes Williams Baptist University this summer.