State Treasurer to Announce High School Competition at Johnny Carson Theatre

NORFOLK - Nebraska’s State Treasurer wants the state’s high school students to be more financially informed and has established the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust, or NEST, as a division of the State Treasurer’s Office.  Treasurer Don Stenberg will be in Norfolk Monday morning to announce the 2014 Personal Finance Challenge competition and encourage students to prepare by enrolling in Nebraska NEST Financial Scholars for Students.  The announcement is scheduled for the Johnny Carson Theatre at 11o’clock this morning.  Stenberg will be joined by Jennifer Davidson, the director of programs and community development for the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and Dr. Chuck Parker, the director of the Center for Economic Development at Wayne State College.  The Personal Finance Challenge is free of charge for all high school students.  Rules can be found on the web site www.FinanceChallenge.org.