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First grade piggy bank winners announced


May 16, 2022

First grade winners with banking representatives, left to right: Jaycee Davis (back), representing Bank Forward with winners Josie Topp, Tenly Wolsky and Makenzie Simon; Sara Aberle (back) representing Gate City with Bowe Jans, Ben Leadbetter and Gracyn Lura; Adreanna Trzpuc (back), representing AgCounty Farm Credit Service with winners, Rylee Kollman, Layne Montgomery and Kenzie McCormack; Brooke Solberg (back), representing Bremer Bank, with winners Raegan Harilstad, Lainey Davis and Bodey Gussiaas; and Morgan Klocke (back) stood in for Carrington Credit Union for Joni Parks with winners Benjamin Blahna, Cora Eversvik and Brexyn Cabler.

April was Youth Financial Literacy Month. North Dakota State University Extension in Foster and Eddy counties, local banks and credit unions partnered with schools in Carrington and New Rockford to provide a lesson to first grade students on earning, spending and saving.

The goal of the program was for students to learn positive money behaviors at an early age. As part of the lesson, each stud...

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