Economics Poster Contest 2012 NIU Center award reception

Economics Poster Contest Award Reception

Economics Poster Contest 2012
NIU Center award reception

Poster Contest 2012 Regional Winners

On May 15, a reception was held for award-winning students receiving recognition in the NIU Center for Economic Education's regional competition.  Students, teachers and parents gathered at the NIU Naperville Campus to celebrate the achievements of  twenty-four students and seven teachers.

photosSee the Winners and Honorable Mention drawings from the 2012 NIU Center for Economic Education regional competition.

Hosted by the NIU Center for Economic Education, the reception included congratulations from Kathy Duncan, Chief Academic Officer, Naperville District 203 and Kathy Pease, Executive Director, Elementary, Indian Prairie District 204. In her welcome, Joanne Dempsey, President/ Executive Director of Econ Illinois explained the NIU Regional contest's place within the annual statewide competition.

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 three State Winners were presented with medals.

photosSee the NIU Center's web page for the 2011-2012 Poster Contest Awards Ceremony

Joining the students in the photos are Dr. Mary Beth Henning and Dr. Stephen Karlson, co-directors of the NIU Center for Economic Education.

Families and friends of the awarded students and teachers enjoyed cookies and punch, and viewed a PowerPoint slideshow of all of the NIU Regional winners' drawings.

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Janet Kuo, Fry Elementary School, with her regional winner. Janet Kuo, Fry Elementary School, with her regional winner.
Jenny Horsey, Kendall Elementary School, with her regional winner. Jenny Horsey, Kendall Elementary School, with her regional winner.
Susan Stewart, Patterson Elementary School with her regional winners. Susan Stewart, Patterson Elementary School, with her regional winners.
Kerry DiFusco, Spring Brook Elementary School, with her regional winner. Kerry DiFusco, Spring Brook Elementary School, with her regional winner.
Sharon Phares, White Eagle Elementary, with her regional winners and their classroom teachers. Sharon Phares, White Eagle Elementary, with her regional winners and their classroom teachers.
Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kimberly Lukawski, Madison Jr High School, District 203. Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kimberly Lukawski, Madison Jr High School, District 203.
Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kimberly Lukawski, Madison Jr High School, District 203. Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kimberly Lukawski, Madison Jr High School, District 203.
Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kristin Richardson, Madison Jr High School, District 203. Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson with a regional winner from Kristin Richardson, Madison Jr High School, District 203.
Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson recognize teacher Kris Lent, Peter Gombert Elementary School, for her participation in the regional contest. Dr. Henning and Dr. Karlson recognize teacher Kris Lent, Peter Gombert Elementary School, for her participation in the regional contest.
Joanne Dempsey presented medals and certificates to the State Winners that advanced from the NIU Center for Economic Education's regional contest. With their winning students are Susan Stewart, Sharon Phares and Kathy Duncan. Joanne Dempsey presented medals and certificates to the State Winners that advanced from the NIU Center for Economic Education's regional contest. With their winning students are Susan Stewart and Sharon Phares from Indian Prairie District 204 schools and Kathy Duncan representing Naperville District 204.
Joanne Dempsey presented certificates of award to the State Honorable Mention winners that advanced from the NIU Center for Economic Edecation's regional contest. With their winning students are Jenny Horsey, Janet Kuo, Kerry DiFusco and Sharon Phares. Joanne Dempsey presented certificates of award to the State Honorable Mention winners that advanced from the NIU Center for Economic Education's regional contest. With their winning students are Indian Prairie District 204 teachers Jenny Horsey, Janet Kuo, Kerry DiFusco and Sharon Phares.

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