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Local Kindergarten – Grade 12 Artists Featured on Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP) Foundation and Silver State Schools Credit Union’s 36th Annual Happy Times 2022 Calendar

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), a Las Vegas-based financial institution celebrating more than 70 years of serving its members, has nominated 13 talented students, K-12, for their winning submissions to the 2022 Happy Times calendar. This marks the calendar’s 36th anniversary. annual of the SSSCU. Students from across Southern Nevada were invited to create works of art that make them happy, with one winner selected in each grade from K-12 to be featured in the Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP ) Foundation and the Silver State Schools Credit Union Annual Calendar.

The winning students and teachers were honored at the Happy Times Calendar Awards Ceremony on Monday, December 13, 2021. The winning students received their original framed artwork along with a check for $100, and their teachers art will also receive a check for $100 to use for art supplies for their class. Winning pieces will be on display year-round at the Westcliff branch and Tule Springs branch of the Silver State Schools Credit Union. For more information on the Happy Times Calendar Awards Ceremony, please visit,

The 36th Annual Happy Times Calendar will be available at any of our ten Southern Nevada locations. Members can get one Happy Times calendar per primary membership. Additional calendars can be purchased for $2.00 each, with 100% of proceeds going to the People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, the charitable arm of Silver State Schools Credit Union, while supplies last.


Cover winner: Jasmine C.; 12th grade; Academy of Advanced Technologies

January winner: Ava O.; 10th year; Foothill High School

February Winner: Morgan R.; kindergarten; Helen Marie Smith Elementary School

March winner: Giuliana C.; 3rd year; James E. & A. Rae Smalley Elementary School

April winner: Adrienne R.; 4th grade; Imagine Schools in Mountain View

May winner: Michael H.; 1st year ; Robert E. Lake Elementary School

June winner: Ruby C.; 7th grade; Bob Miller College

July winner: Isabella A; Grade 5, Helen Marie Smith Elementary School

August winner: Brooke A.; 2nd year; Ulis Newton Elementary School

September Winner: Jake H.; 6th year; Bob Miller College

October winner: Yahaira R.; Grade 11, Foothill High School

November winner: Giselle M.; 8th grade; Academy of Coral Sciences

December Winner: Madelyn S.; 9th year, Academy of Advanced Technologies

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), founded in 1951, is a state-chartered financial cooperative that prioritizes people over profit. The Credit Union serves more than 56,000 members of the educational community, as well as the community at large and their families, with ten branches in southern Nevada. SSSCU provides “Excellent member service and financial solutions – for life!” via a wide range of simple, secure and practical banking products. As of September 30, 2021, SSSCU reported total assets of $1.109 billion, deposits of $1.012 billion and loans of $610 million. Liquidity remains strong at $196 million and the credit union is well capitalized with a regulatory net worth of $100 million, or 8.98% of total assets. Accounts insured up to $500,000. US share insurance insures each account up to $250,000. Excess Share Insurance Corporation provides up to $250,000 of additional insurance per account. This institution is not insured by the federal government. For more information, visit