GREENVILLE, Pa. – On Sept. 3, Ken Turcic, vice president and manager of the Greenville branch of First National Bank, presented Thiel College with a check for $16,044. The funds were donated to the college through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).
EITC allows businesses to direct a portion of their tax dollars to support local organizations, which are designated by the state as approved scholarship, educational improvement and/or a pre-kindergarten scholarship organizations. Thiel College is an education improvement organization, providing educational outreach to local K-12 schools through programs such as College for Kids, Thiel Scholars and Earth Week.
Pictured are Ken Turcic, vice president and manager, First National Bank, Greenville, and Dr. Robert C. Olson ’60, president of Thiel.