Economic Concepts Poster Contest 2014 winners

Economic Concepts Poster Contest

2014 State Winners

This year, more than 3,800 students from nearly 70 schools illustrated their understanding of economic concepts like scarcity and productive resources for five regional contests. The top 24 entries from each regional competition were submitted for judging in a state-wide competition. From these entries, twelve state winners were selected, along with twelve honorable mention entries. The top twelve winning drawings will be featured in a 2014-15 school-year calendar.

Funding for 2013-14 program and awards was provided by COUNTRY Financial.

2014 State Winners

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Goods and Services

Rithik T., Good & Services
Rithik T, 2nd grade
Fry Elementary School,
Naperville, IL
Sharon Phares, teacher 

Choice and Opportunity Cost

Opportunity Cost
Hannah L., 4th grade
Helen Keller Elementary School
Tinley Park, IL
Lorri Maurer, teacher

Opportunity Cost

Marisa B., 5th grade
Ludwig Elementary School
Lockport, IL
Natalie Gerhardt, teacher

Producers and Consumers

Producers and Consumers
Neha N., 2nd grade
White Eagle Elementary School
Naperville, IL
Kerry DiFusco, teacher

Productive Resources

Productive Resources

Kevin M., 5th grade
St Cletus School
La Grange, IL
Joanne Clancy, teacher

Productive Resources

Leah B., 5th grade
Navajo Heights Elementary School
Palos Heights, IL
Lori Gasik, teacher

Productive Resources

Nikolas D., 3rd grade
Meadow Ridge Elementary School
Orland Park, IL
Lauren Musielewicz, teacher

Scarcity

Scarcity
Jose C., 8th grade
Joseph Gary Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Deborah Zeilner, teacher

Scarcity
Sam S., 7th grade
Coolidge Middle School
Granite City, IL
Carol Cochran, teacher

Specialization

Specialization
Aline Z., 7th grade
Joseph Gary Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Theresa Quitshaw, teacher

Specialization

Marla G., 7th grade
Coolidge Middle School
Granite City, IL
Carol Cochran, teacher

Specialization

McKenna K, 6th grade
Thomas Middle School
Arlington Heights, IL
Danielle Schuh, teacher

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