The College Bound Citizens presentation focuses on establishing an efficient financial future and building healthy money habits. Learn how to understand credit to keep the cost of education down.
This classroom connection will provide instructional resources to introduce the following National Curriculum Standards.
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Osamase Ekhator is High School Relationship Manager for Citizens. Osamase graduated from Boston College in 2017 and has been with Citizens ever since. As a first-generation student, he remembers how hard it was for him to apply for financial aid and fund his way through college. Osamase now takes great pleasure in being able to teach students about financial literacy and provide them with the same knowledge he wishes he had at their age.
Ray Sykes is Student Lending Relationship Manager, VP for Citizens Bank. Ray Sykes has worked at Citizens Bank for eight years and has a passion to provide financial literacy because it equips us with the knowledge and skills we need to make financial decisions. Ray is a Board Member of The Urban League of Rochester and has been recognized for his volunteer activity including the Chairman’s Credo Award, the highest recognition given by the bank for his involvement in the community.