The Maryland’s Personal Finance Challenge is an opportunity for middle and high school students to demonstrate their personal finance knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. Teams of up to four students compete on topics from spending, credit, savings, investing, income and money management. The Challenge helps students gain a better understanding and appreciation of personal finance. Cash prizes are available for the top teams. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland High School Personal Finance Challenge!
The team from Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL) from Howard County won first place in the Maryland Personal Finance Challenge.
The team took first place honors at our Maryland competition sponsored by M&T Bank, then competed against 20 other state winners and were the 2016 national winners at the national challenge sponsored by Wells Fargo. Dr. Maddy Halbach, their teacher at ARL, deserves congratulations for preparing the students for the competition.
Congratulations to the Maryland 2015-2016 National InvestWrite winners!
- 6th Place National 4-5 Division – Carlyn McMahan from Ring Factory Elementary in Harford County.
Steven Dodd is the advisor.
- 8th Place National 6-8 Division – Arina Drovetskaya from Crofton Middle in Anne Arundel County. Amy McKusky is the advisor
- 5th Place National 9-12 Division – Ayo Adelaja from Applications and Research Laboratory in Howard County.
Maddy Halbach is the advisor.
- 8th Place National 9-12 Division – Benjamin Yost from Applications and Research Laboratory in Howard County.
Maddy Halbach is the advisor.
- 9th Place National 4-5 Division – Sammy Lever from Homestead Wakefield Elementary in Harford County.
Debbie Limpert is the advisor.
Great job! Thanks to everyone who participated.
The 2016 poster winners have been selected from over 1,700 entries.
Sixteen (16) state winners will each receive $50.00. Their winning poster will then be used as one of the featured drawings for each month in the calendar. One additional winner will receive $100. This year’s winner drawing will be featured as the cover of the calendar.
Winning posters will be made into a September, 2016-December, 2017 calendar.
Below are this year’s winners:
|Abigail Willis||Woodson Elementary, Somerset County|
|Ashlyn Conley||Centreville Middle, Queen Anne’s County|
|Maeve Alliger||Forest Hill Elementary, Harford County|
|Ayaan Noman||Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County|
|Jeb Eyler||Middletown Middle, Frederick County|
|Kaylee Kim||Patapsco Middle, Howard County|
|Erin Alsop||Stevensville Middle, Queen Anne’s County|
|Brianna Bradshaw||North Dorchester Middle, Dorchester County|
|Samantha Rodriguez||Takoma Park Middle, Montgomery County|
|PJ Olson||Sykesville Middle, Carroll County|
|Ryan Latham||Easton Middle, Talbot County|
|Ella Lewis||Churchville Elementary, Harford County|
|Eonah Espineli||Sudbrook Magnet Middle, Baltimore County|
|Erin Tebbe||Central Middle, Anne Arundel County|
|Jada Marshall||Buckingham Elementary, Worcester County|
|Gianna Lajeunesse||Leeds Elementary, Cecil County|
|Mia Holland||Patapsco Middle, Howard County|