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Cardinal Credit Union

Cardinal Credit Union

Your path to financial independence starts here!

Cardinals Credit Union is a real financial institution offered to all students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni through our local credit union partner, COPFCU. Located in the Colerain High School cafeteria, Cardinals Credit Union (CCU) provides real-life financial experiences by enabling students to open and manage their own credit union accounts.  

Cardinals Credit Union – Putting money management skills into action!

CCU is operated 100% by Colerain High School students. Students apply and interview for positions such as Managers, Tellers and Marketing Representatives and gain valuable business and leadership skills including:

  • Maintaining confidentiality

  • Dealing with customers with a professional demeanor

  • Cash handling and branch balancing

  • Problem solving skills

Why Open an Account at CCU?

CCU is a branch of COPFCU, a full-service credit union with an office at 3350 Springdale Road. Opening an account at CCU offers many benefits including:

  • Free Savings Account to start your healthy money habits

  • Simple & Free Checking Account to receive your Direct Deposit from your part-time or summer job

  • Free Mobile Banking App to manage your accounts anytime, anywhere

  • Free Debit Card with Free ATM transactions at more than 60,000 locations

    • Free unlimited transactions at any COPFCU ATM, including the ATM inside Colerain High School

    • 6 Free ATM transactions per month at PNC ATMs

    • Unlimited surcharge-free transactions through Co-op Shared Branching and Alliance One ATM networks

  • Access to more than 35 local branches and more than 5,000 branches nationwide through the credit union Shared Branching Network

Open an account today!

Need a great Part-Time Job or Summer Employment? Become a Co-op Employee!

Each year, COPFCU selects 2 Colerain High School students to work as co-ops at our Colerain Branch.  Co-ops work as Member Service Representatives, enabling them to experience the finance profession first-hand. 

Co-op Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid holidays if they fall on your normally scheduled work day

  • Education & development plan to provide pay increase opportunities

  • Friendly, yet professional work environment

  • No late evening hours

For information on Co-op employment, contact Student Branch Manager Kameron Antwine at [email protected] or 513.385.4808 x55.

Scholarship Opportunities
If you’re a senior and headed for post-secondary education at a college, university, community college or technical school, we encourage you to apply for a COPFCU Scholarship. Scholarship applications are accepted between January – March of each year.

COPFCU offers five (5) scholarships totaling $15,000:

  • Irvin Specht Memorial Scholarship - $4,000

  • Emily Argo Memorial Scholarship - $4,000

  • COPFCU Bright Futures Scholarship - $4,000

  • First Runner-Up Scholarship - $1,500

  • Second Runner-Up Scholarship - $1,500

Learn more about the COPFCU Scholarship Program.

Alumni, Parents, Faculty and Staff are also welcome to participate!
Alumni, parents, faculty and staff can also enjoy the many benefits of COPFCU. We invite you to participate in the available programs.

Contact us for more information!

Location & Contact Information

Cardinals Credit Union / COPFCU
3550 Springdale Road
Cincinnati, OH 45251



Student Branch Manager

Kameron Antwine

[email protected]

513.385.4808 x55

Follow our Social Media Channels

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cardinalscu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CardinalsCreditUnion/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CardinalsCU

More About CCU

CCU is a result of the Northwest Local School District Financial Education Association (FEA), a partnership between Northwest Local Schools and COPFCU. CCU is just one effort of this association. Additional support is provided to NWLSD to fund financial education events including Finances 101/Adulting 101, a life-simulation that presents students with real-world financial issues which they have to solve. Educational programming is also provided through guest teaching regarding financial topics, seminars and webinars on financial education, and seminars/webinars on college admissions and funding.

All deposits with COPFCU are federally insured by NCUA (National Credit Union Administration).


We are excited to help you learn about the importance of money management and a healthy financial future!  As you leave Colerain High School, your account and the skills you’ve learned will go with you into the next chapter of your life. If you have any questions, please contact:

Student Branch Manager
Kameron Antwine
[email protected]
513.385.4808 x55