Poster Contest


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.

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  • Abigail Gaskill, Snow Hill Middle, Worcester County, Teacher: Maria Thompson
  • Alison Quijano-Carcamo, G James Gholson Middle, Prince George’s County, Teacher: Marvin Scott
  • Annaleah Buchal, Bel Air Elementary, Harford County, Teacher: Kimberly Carlos
  • Audrey Whitehair, Sudlersville Middle, Queen Anne’s County, Teacher: Darryl Calloway
  • Ava Mulligan, Dumbarton Middle, Baltimore County, Teacher: Donald Opdyke
  • Charlotte Deraleau, Cabin John Middle, Montgomery County, Teacher: Paula Troupos
  • Christopher Schultes, Centreville Elementary, Queen Anne’s County, Teacher: Lucia Calloway
  • Elizabeth O’Brien, St Stephen School, Archdiocese of Baltimore, Teacher: Kathleen Hurley
  • Elyse Seligman, Sykesville Middle, Carroll County, Teacher: Carol Schaper
  • Hannah Bohtling, North Salisbury Elementary, Wicomico County, Teacher: Kelli Lewis
  • Madison Penney, Deer Crossing Elementary, Frederick County, Teacher: Judy Schanuel
  • Natalie Zakamska, Roland Park Elementary, Baltimore City, Teacher: Kristen McGinness
  • Sarah Nottingham, Stephen Decatur Middle, Worcester County, Teacher: Andrew Zanowic
  • Selenne Tanguilig, White Oak Middle, Montgomery County, Teacher: Kesa Summers
  • Shreya Kumar, Patapsco Middle, Howard County, Teacher: Michael Ordovensky
  • Sofia Theoharidis, Cromwell Valley Elementary, Baltimore County, Teacher: Flo Falatko
  • Unnabh Shrestha, Broadneck Elementary, Anne Arundel County, Teacher: Kelly Moore

In 2019-2020 over 1,800 students from 42 elementary and middle schools in 16 Maryland school systems submitted posters to visually demonstrate their understanding of fundamental economic and personal finance concepts.