Sweetwater High School Teacher and Coach Skylar Houston received the Independent Bankers Association of Texas 'Teaching Excellence in Financial Literacy Award' today from representatives of Texas National Bank.

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) celebrates and recognizes outstanding teachers who have tackled the subject of financial education. Formed in 1974, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) represents Texas community banks. The Austin-based group is the largest state community banking organization in the nation, with membership comprised of more than 2,000 banks and branches in 700 Texas communities. Providing safe and responsible financial services to all Texans, IBAT member bank assets range in size from $10 million to $20 billion with combined assets statewide of nearly $165 billion. IBAT member banks are committed to supporting and investing in their local communities.

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