Poster Contest

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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.

2017 Posters
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, 2017-December, 2018 calendar.

For information on next year’s contest, email dbaker@towson.edu

2015 poster winners

2016-2017 Poster Contest Winners
Tomoka Ogawa Crofton Middle, Anne Arundel County
Juliette Troxell Matapeake Middle, Queen Anne’s County
Janine Beall Sykesville Middle, Carroll County
Mandy Chau Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County
Madeline Plank Sykesville Middle, Carroll County
Trisha Sayal Cabin John Middle, Montgomery County
Areeba Bakht Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County
Madeline Rippeon Liberty Elementary, Frederick County
Audrey Lewandowski Catonsville Elementary, Baltimore County
Latrell Cook Patapsco Middle, Howard County
Lucy Chen Takoma Park Middle, Montgomery County
Ben Grabia Forest Hill Elementary, Harford County
Logan Sabo Broadneck Elementary, Anne Arundel County
Karin Barrett Patapsco Middle, Howard County
Jazmine Teran Sykesville Middle, Carroll County
Morgan Vandre Middletown Middle, Frederick County
Miley Smith Princess Anne Elementary, Somerset County

In 2016-17, over 1,200 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 2016-2017 calendar for distribution to teachers, schools and Council supporters.