Economic Concepts Poster Contest 2013 winners

Economic Concepts Poster Contest

2013 State Winners

This year, more than 3,800 students from nearly 60 schools illustrated their understanding of concepts like producers and consumers and goods and services for 6 regional contests. The top 24 entries from each regional competition were submitted for judging in a state-wide competition. From these entries, 12 state winners were selected, along with 43 honorable mention entries. The top twelve winning drawings will be featured in a 2014 calendar.

Funding for 2012-13 program and awards was provided by COUNTRY Financial.

2013 State Winners

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Goods and Services

Alana D., Goods and Services

Alana D, 5th grade
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School, Aurora
Rose Jacob, teacher

      Chandra G., Goods and Services

Chandra G, 4th grade
White Eagle Elementary School, Naperville
Kerry DiFusco, teacher

Opportunity Cost

Jessie M., Opportunity Cost

Jessie M, 4th grade
High Point Elementary School, Orland Park
Carita Hall, teacher

Grace N., Opportunity Cost

Grace N, 2nd grade
Prince of Peace School, Lake Villa
Colleen Case, teacher

Producers and Consumers

Lauren R., Producers and Consumers

Lauren R, 3rd grade
Illinois School, Park Forest
Linda Green and Stephanie Healy, teachers

Aneta S., Producers and Consumers

Aneta S, 7th grade
Liberty Junior High School, Burbank
Eugene Smerz, teacher

Productive Resources

Lauren C., Productive Resources

Lauren C, 8th grade
Saint Juliana School, Chicago
Patricia Nelson, teacher

Maggie S., Productive Resources

Maggie S, 6th grade
Germantown Hills Middle School, Metamora
Terry Vaughn, teacher



Amy C, 7th grade
Grigsby Middle School, Granite City
Carol Cochran, teacher

Jake K., Scarcity

Jake K, 5th grade
V Blanche Graham Elementary School, Naperville
Jennifer Campen, teacher


Yasmin H., Specialization

Yasmin H, 8th grade
Nathan Hale School, Chicago
Lou Ann Pilas, teacher

Kate K., Specialization

Kate K, 6th grade
Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights
Julie Wollenberg, teacher

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