The idea is to teach high school students real life lessons about banking and saving money.

GECU along with EPISD and Coronado High School, (CHS), opened a semi-private GECU branch on campus. According to El Paso Herald Post online, GECU President and CEO Crystal Long said:

“Opening a location inside Coronado High School is a great opportunity for students to begin their successful financial journey. By opening up savings and checking accounts and learning how to manage their own finances they can become financially independent, while still in high school.”

The CHS location will be a full-service branch, staffed by GECU employees and CHS students who will be paid and given school credits.  The branch will serve only students, staff and faculty though, other GECU customers must use existing GECU branches.

(Or, let their kids handle their business ... whichever.)