Astoria Federal Savings’ has selected a Seaford girl as a winner in the bank’s seventh annual Teach Children to Save essay contest.
Taylor Cicero, 11, was named a winner for the essay contest held in recognition of Financial Literacy Month at Astoria Federal’s Seaford branch, located on 3887 Merrick Road. Cicero’s winning essay describes how with her savings she plans to clean the streets, help the less fortunate children succeed in school and donate money to cancer foundations.
Cicero recently visited the Astoria Federal Seaford branch to receive her award including a $25 American Express® Gift Card, a Teach Children to Save Certificate, and an Education First medal from Assistant Branch Manager Dawn Wiegand. The essay contest was for children ages 5-12. Last year's essay winner in Seaford was Emily Tutaj.