BUSINESS BRIEFS: First Federal’s sponsored entry is national contest finalist; agent of the month named in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — First Federal’s Lights, Camera, Save! local winner Peter Sullivan of Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon has been named a national finalist by the American Bankers Association Foundation.

First Federal of Port Angeles sponsored Sullivan by submitting his video and application to

the Lights, Camera, Save!


The annual video contest encourages teen participants to produce a short film communicating the importance of sound money management.

Sullivan is one of five students selected to compete for several awards, including a $5,000 grand prize and a scholarship for a teacher at the school to attend the 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference.

Winners will be announced March 1.

In addition to competing for cash awards, Sullivan’s video was be entered in the ABA Foundation’s “Savers’ Choice” social media contest.

Dylan Fox’s entry won the social media contest.

“All of us at First Federal are thrilled Peter is being recognized for finding such a creative and effective way to share valuable savings lessons with his peers,” said Jeanine Lee, vice president, marketing manager.

The other four finalists were:

• “Mr. Big Cash Money,” Matthew Walak of Natick High School, Natick, Mass., from Milford Federal Savings & Loan Association, Milford, Mass..

• “$ave Your Future!” Dylan Fox of Lake Braddock Secondary, Springfield, Va. from Burke & Herbert Bank, Alexandria, Va.

• “Saving for the Future,”

Catie Tomasello of Florida Virtual School, Orlando, Fla. from Community Bank, Miramar Beach, Fla.

• “Temptation’s Thirst,” Matthew Post of Sherwood High School, Olney, Md., Congressional Bank, Bethesda, Md.

Agent of the month named in PA

PORT ANGELES — Jean Irvine of Coldwell Banker Uptown Realty has earned the January Agent of the Month award.

The award is accomplished by producing the highest amount of business transactions in one month.

Irvine can be reached at [email protected] or 360-417-2797.

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