Green Apple Awards - Now Open

Green Apple Awards

Call for Nominations!

Monroe Bank & Trust created the Green Apple Award for Financial Education to recognize the exemplary efforts of employees and members of the community in delivering critical financial literacy education. Monroe Bank & Trust presents the Green Apple Award to individuals and organizations that have shown exceptional innovation, dedication and commitment to the field of financial education.

Nominations for the 2017 Green Apple Awards are open in the following categories:


This award will be presented to a
public, private or home-schooled,
K-higher education system who
exhibit the following:

  • High percentage of students enrolled in 
    MBT Financial Education programs.
  • School supports the Monroe Bank & Trust Financial
    Education program(s). Support includes:
    promotion by flyers, in newsletters,
    school social media, etc., administrator
    support, participation in National Financial
    Literacy Month, and or sharing social
    media posts regarding financial
    literacy on the internet and the schools
    respective channels.
  • Inspires students of all backgrounds to


This award will be presented to a
business, civic or service club, religious
organization or non-profit organization
that has done the following:

  • Initiate request of
    Monroe Bank & Trust Financial education.
  • A presentation resulted in classes being
    taught at the club or at a member’s
    business or organization.
  • The organization shares 
    Monroe Bank & Trust's
    financial literacy website pages
    and/or social media activity.


This award will be presented entities that
are primarily engaged in traditional adult
education or adult retraining such as
school district adult education programs,
Michigan Works, GED completion programs
and will be considered for the following.

  • Number of Monroe Bank & Trust
    Financial Education sessions taught
    throughout the year.
  • Support and engagement of site
    administrators / instructors.
  • Have site administrators or instructors
    promoted the program to other organizations
    resulting in classes?
  • Has the organization earned the respect and
    admiration of their community?


This award will be presented to
an individual who represents
our financial education programs
in various ways:

  • Working together with students,
    parents, teachers, and school administration
    to conduct successful school
    banking days & contests.
  • Speaking on financial education at
    career days, fairs, open houses in
    conjunction with a local school(s).
  • Teaching adult financial education workshops.
  • Hosting interactive tours at
    Monroe Bank & Trust office locations.
  • Inspiring students, parents and
    instructors to learn more about financial education.


Questions can be directed to: (734) 384-8269 or
Please submit the Nomination Form by April 10, 2018 To: Monroe Bank & Trust

Attn: Jennifer Tucker, Green Apple Award
10 Washington Street
Monroe, MI 48161

Green Apple Award Nomination Form



The above criteria are meant to be used as guidelines for all entries. Nominees in all categories will be judged upon relevance to the criteria and individual merits. Award entries will be reviewed by a committee of judges appointed by Monroe Bank & Trust. Monroe Bank & Trust reserves the right to refrain from offering an award in any category in any given year. The decision of the judges is final. There is no limit to the number of submissions provided they fit the criteria. All submitted materials become the property of Monroe Bank & Trust.

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