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Annual Poster Contest for Maryland Students in Grades 1 through 8.
The Maryland Council on Economic Educations annual poster contest for Maryland students in grades 1 through 8 was developed to help teachers stimulate interest in learning basic economic & personal finance concepts by giving students an opportunity to creatively demonstrate their understanding of one of the following economic concepts: scarcity; natural, human and capital resources; opportunity cost; producers and consumers; or goods and services; or personal finance concepts: savings & Investing, taxes, markets, sources of income and philanthropy.
The 2017 winning posters will be made into a September, 2018-December, 2019 calendar available in Fall of 2018.
|2017-2018 Poster Contest Winners|
|Alexis Brown||Sudlersville Middle, Queen Anne’s County|
|Natalie Fox||Middletown Middle, Frederick County|
|Tyjah Brown||Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County|
|Josephine Andoh||White Oak Middle, Montgomery County|
|Addison Fortenbery||Windy Hill Middle, Calvert County|
|Jonathan Trujillo||Stephen Decatur Middle, Worcester County|
|Kelly Ren||Cabin John Middle, Montgomery County|
|Derika Swartsentruber||Swan Meadow School, Garrett County|
|Nevaeh Campbell||Bel Air Elementary, Harford County|
|Kaylin Burrell||Sykesville Middle, Carroll County|
|Sophia Wolf||Patapsco Middle, Howard County|
|Abigail Lum||Galena Elementary, Kent County|
|Maggie Hubbard||North Dorchester Middle, Dorchester County|
|Nai’Shanna Ballard||Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County|
|Morgan Vandre||Middletown Middle, Frederick County|
|Caroline Ewing||White Marsh Elementary, Talbot County|
|Tin Phan||NW Academy of Health Sciences, Baltimore County|
In 2017-2018 nearly 1,500 students from 26 elementary and middle schools in 11 Maryland school systems submitted posters to visually demonstrate their understanding of fundamental economic and personal finance concepts.
17 posters were selected for inclusion in a 2018-2019 calendar for distribution to teachers, schools and Council supporters.