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Twenty-Nine MCHS Students Earn EverFi Certification

everfi1 300CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (6/18/13) – Dean Rowe, Pennyrile Region Market Executive of First Kentucky Bank, has announced that 29 students from Muhlenberg County High School achieved EverFi Financial Literacy certification during the 2012-13 school year.
 
"First Kentucky Bank is very proud of its association with EverFi and our shared mission to help prepare young people to better manage their personal finances now and into adulthood," said Dean Rowe, Market Executive of the Pennyrile Region for First Kentucky Bank. "It's very gratifying to hear such positive feedback from the kids who've done the course work and are now in a position to apply the lessons learned to their lives."
 
Earning certification in 2013 were Emily Adams, Seth Burns, Coby Lynn, Koree Morris, Hunter Ray, Tracey Strader, MaCarly Cook, Dillon Edmonds, Katrina Jones, Brittni Jones, Allison Level, Ashley Patterson, Caitlin Peterson, Jenna Whitney, Tyler Winn, Samantha Gunn, Zach Morris, Sarah Payton, Ryan Phillips, Sarah Rager, Lee Ann Johnson, Skyler Phillips, Jennie Rolley, Megan Smith, Haley Bolton, Amber Gates, Amanda Slaughter, Brittany Sorrels and Amiea Summers.
 
Each student was presented a completion certificate from First Kentucky Bank and EverFi to document their accomplishment.

everfi2 300In 2011, First Kentucky Bank made the commitment to underwrite the award-winning EverFi Financial Literacy program at Muhlenberg County High School and schools in other communities directly served by the financial institution. The EverFi program represents a four-year financial commitment of over $48,000 by First Kentucky Bank. In addition, First Kentucky Bank supports financial literacy through such renowned programs as Junior Achievement, Teach Children to Save Day, and Teach Kids About Credit Day, and more.
 
EverFi – Financial Literacy is a new-media learning platform that uses the latest technology (video, animations, 3-D gaming, avatars and social networking) to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. The course targets students in grades 9-12 and covers essential topics such as credit score, insurance, credit cards, taxes, investing, savings, 401k, and mortgages. The platform meets the standards of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Finance and Literacy National Standards.
 
Students are able to apply their learning in safe virtual environments to weigh the consequences of their choices and practice good decision-making. Upon completing the curriculum, students earn certification in financial capability – a valuable mark of distinction on resumes and college applications. They also earn badges along the way for mastering key skills. Also, surveys and assessments measure student knowledge gains and changes in students’ attitudes and behaviors. Executive summaries provide analysis and insights around key trends.
 
First Kentucky Bank is a $375 million community bank with offices in Muhlenberg, Ohio, Graves, Marshall, Livingston and Carlisle counties. The bank offers a wide selection of checking and savings accounts and loans services, including both in-house and secondary market mortgages. For more information about First Kentucky Bank, visit the bank’s website at www.firstkentucky.com or visit the bank’s page on Facebook.

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