August 18, 2013
Road Branch Elementary & Middle School Fourth Graders learned why saving money is important on April 23 - Teach Children to Save Day. Stephanie Bailey, Branch Manager at First Century Bank in Oceana, visited the class and explained to students the importance of starting to save money when they are young. She also showed students what their money could be worth several years later if they begin saving now. Pictured with their prizes of scented pencils and piggy bank key chains are from left, front row, Hunter Bailey, Natalie Boothe, Kevin Sewell, Fischer Jenkins, Cody Smoot and Kayla White; middle row, Kameron Elkins, Devon Osborne, Seth Toler, Tiffany Sexton, Matthew Daniels, and Dakota Adkins, and back row, Sarah Wilson, Kendra Ellison, Devin Shriver, Jesse Blankenship, Stephanie Bailey of First Century Bank, Ryan Lester, Nelson Workman, and Ethan Blackburn. Matthew Acord is their classroom teacher.