Economics Poster Contest 2011 NIU Center awards reception

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NIU Center Award Reception

Poster Contest 2011 Regional Winners

On May 18, a reception was held for award-winning students in Naperville Districts 203 and 204. Students, teachers and parents gathered at the NIU Naperville Campus to celebrate the achievements of more than twenty students and eight teachers.

photosSee the Winners and Honorable Mention drawings from the 2011 NIU Center for Economic Education regional competition.

Hosted by the NIU Center for Economic Education, the reception was also attended by Naperville Mayor George Pradel, who congratulated the students and the teachers. He commended the parents for their part in their children's education, and expressed that an understanding of economics is an important part of a child's education.

In addition to Regional First Place and Honorable Mention awards, the students who were also selected as State Winners and State Honorable Mention winners were recognized. Students received certificates for their awards. The two State Winners were presented with medals.

Martha Baumann, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education in District 204 and Kathy Duncan, Chief Academic Officer for District 203 assisted with the presentations for students in their districts.

Joining the students in the photos, in addition to Mayor Pradel, are Dr. Mary Beth Henning and Dr. Stephen Karlson, co-directors of the NIU Center for Economic Education. Econ Illinois President/Executive Director Joanne Dempsey also offered her congratulations.

Following the awards presentation and photos, guests were treated to refreshments of cookies and punch.

Mayor George Pradel congratulates students, teachers and parents Economics Poster Contest winners
Economics Poster Contest winners Economics Poster Contest winners
Economics Poster Contest winners Economics Poster Contest winners
Economics Poster Contest winners Economics Poster Contest winners
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Mayor Pradel looks at a student's drawing Award reception guests were treated to cookies and punch