HNN Staff
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc. is holding a financial literacy poster contest. The theme is Be A Superhero Save Money. Students in elementary grades three through five, middle school grades six through eight, and high school grades nine through twelve are eligible to enter.


Posters may be between 8 1/2 by 11 and 11 by 17 in size (11 by 17 is preferred.) All posters must be submitted on white paper/stock. Original and computer-generated artwork is accepted. Posters will be judged on expression of the theme (40%); artwork style and content (30%); and creativity (30%). All participants will receive a certificate of participation. First place winners from each grade category will be sent to the NFCC as national finalists to be judged for national honors. Local winners will receive a savings bond. National grade category winners will receive an award plaque and a $100 savings bond. The national overall winner will receive a $500 savings bond and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC.

Submissions must be sent to Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Goodwill Industries of the KYOWVA Area, Inc. at 1102 Memorial Blvd, Huntington, WV 25701 by February 18, 2011.  For more information and entry specifics, call Jeff Wise at 304-522-4321 or email at jwise@goodwillhunting.org. First State Bank is the contest sponsor.