Winners Announced For Financial Essay at Double or Nothing Presentation!

After receiving over 50 submissions from across the Commonwealth, Harrisburg University pleased to announce the winners of the Third “What Does Financial Literacy Mean to You” Contest for Grades 7-12.  The winners are:

1st Place ($500): Nailah Wheeler, 11th Grade, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia
2nd Place ($250): Meghan Dominek, 11th Grade, North Hills High School, Pittsburgh
3rd Place ($125): Tie (but each will get $125): Nicholas Shaffer, 12th Grade, West Perry High School, Elliottsburg and Danisha Smith, 12th Grade, Cougar Academy, Harrisburg

As April is Financial Capability Month in Pennsylvania, the University will present its awards on April 26 from 11:30 am-1 pm at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, 326 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA.

In addition to recognizing the winners of the essay contest, the University will welcome personal and professional transformation coach Patricia Robinson for a lecture, “Double or Nothing.”  Robinson is CEO of Evolve Training and Development.  As part of her talk, she will be teaching the Rule of 72  using a fable to demonstrate the importance of doubling your money.

As April is Financial Literacy Month in Pennsylvania, the University invites the community to attend the no-cost event as it present its awards at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, 326 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP online at www.HarrisburgU.edu/RSVP