Money Smart Week- due 4/9/15


Money Smart Week Event April 19-25, 2015

Money Smart Week Essay Contest

Deadline to Enter and has to be post marked or emailed by April 9, 2015

 Open to all Students in Grades 6-8 in West Virginia Only

Please answer this three part question- see typing instruction after the question.

What do you plan to do after high school-attend college, take vocational training, join the military or another choice? Will you continue to live with family or relocate to achieve your goals?  What financial decisions do you need to make to prepare for your future?

Essay must be only one page, double-spaced, 1-inch page margins, 12 point New Times Roman font.  Essay MUST HAVE SIGN UP SHEET ATTACHED completely filled out. GO TO for Sign Up Sheet Forms.

Winning students from each grade and a grand prize winner will receive a Smart 529 College Savings Account and a gift card from AMAZON.

 Please email or mail no later than April 9, 2015. 

If you are mailing please send a message to so that we know that it will be mailed to us.

For questions please call Sally Snyder, at 304-346-9753

Mail essays to:

  Junior Achievement of WV 

  1700 MacCorkle Ave SE

   Charleston, WV  25314

Robert “Joey” Wiseman Jr.
Assistant Director
    Instructional Materials
    Social Studies
WVDE Office of Secondary Learning
Building 6 Room 603
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
304.558.5325 P
304.558.1834 F
Social Studies:
Instructional Materials:

“The struggle of today is not altogether for today — it is for a vast future also”    Abraham Lincoln