Capitol Federal® Signs Agreement to Renew Partners in Education Commitment with Highland Park Central Elementary

September 27, 2013
Capitol Federal's 120th Year of True Blue® Service


TOPEKA, Kan. – Capitol Federal® renewed its partnership with Highland Park Central Elementary School for an 18th year during a ceremony at the school on Friday, September 27. Through the Partner in Education agreement, first signed in 1996, Capitol Federal employees volunteer to read with students and tutor them in various subjects. Volunteers also help with other school events throughout the year. Capitol Federal Chairman, President and CEO John B. Dicus and Highland Park Central Principal Cleo Gardner signed the agreement with students, faculty and volunteer representatives on hand to witness the event. “Capitol Federal employees enjoy mentoring with the Highland Park Central students,” said Dicus. “Capitol Federal is committed to higher education, and helping our Highland Park Central students build a solid foundation toward that goal is vital to their future and the future of our Topeka community. We are happy to be a part of the success of these students.”

Mr. Gardner expressed his gratitude to Capitol Federal and its employees, “Capitol Federal’s commitment to our students and their educational progress is incredibly valuable. They are wonderful role models for our students, and we truly appreciate all Capitol Federal does for our school and our community.”

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Media Contact:
Capitol Federal -- Mary W. Lenz, Marketing Communications Manager,
785-231-6255 or email

Capitol Federal -- Patrick Salsbury II, Marketing Communications Specialist
785-231-6255 or email


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