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MARTINSBURG, W. Va. — It may not be big news elsewhere but West Virginia has its first student-run credit union branch in a high school here. But it’s a matter of time–and motivation–when the achievement might fit nationally into the industry’s advocacy and awareness pitch.

“We do think it’s pretty important that credit unions everywhere let us know when they open a student-run branch, and I have to confess I’m not surprised we didn’t know about West Virginia’s,” lamented Philip Heckman, a CUNA official who tracks CU financial education activities.

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