September 25, 2017 (Chadds Ford, PA) – To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Delco Hi-Q, the nation’s oldest continuous academic quiz competition, FMFCU Partners in Education and Delaware County Intermediate Unit are kicking off the milestone season with Celebrity Hi-Q, a fun competition featuring local celebrities and a team of current Hi-Q All Stars. Neumann University is hosting the event in their Bruder Life Center, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, beginning with a meet & greet reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by opening remarks at 6:30 p.m. General admission seating is limited and available through online registration for a $10 donation to Partners in Education, a501(c)(3) organization.
Featured celebrities include: Sue Serio, Fox29; Rob Ellis, Comcast SportsNet; Andie Summers, 92.5 XTU; CaseyBoy, WMMR; John Brazer, Philadelphia Phillies; Tom Burgoyne, Phillie Phanatic’s Best Friend; Frank Olivieri, Pat’s King of Steaks; Michael Curran, President, Crozer-Chester Medical Center; Theresa Murtagh, Civic Leader & Hi-Q Alum; Dr. Chris Domes, Neumann University President
Delco Hi-Q is a partnership between Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) and FMFCU Partners in Education. FMFCU Vice President Rick Durante serves as Director, FMFCU Foundation & Events Specialist Danielle Griffin is Hi-Q Coordinator, and DCIU’s Dave Bramble is the production engineer.
In addition to support from participating schools, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union and the Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation are the primary corporate sponsors. Additional support comes from longtime sponsor Kimberly-Clark Corporation and the Delaware County Daily Times.
Neumann University is a Catholic college, committed to providing students with opportunities for success through academic excellence and career-driven majors. The university offers programs in a broad range of subjects and is best known for its majors in Nursing, Athletic Training, Biology, and the Health Sciences. There are internships or clinical/field experiences available in every major. The university also fields 24 intercollegiate athletic teams that compete in Division III of the NCAA.
Based on the values of the Sisters of St. Francis, who founded the university, the campus culture emphasizes respect for individuals, concern for the environment, and social responsibility.
Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union has provided financial products and services to its members in the greater Philadelphia region and beyond since 1970. Now with $1 billion in assets, FMFCU ranks tenth in asset size among credit unions in Pennsylvania and is the largest financial institution headquartered in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. FMFCU has 85,000 members, 2,500 partner organizations, and 40 branches. For more information, visit fmfcu.org.