Riverside Elementary West 2nd grader wins "Best in Show"
First National Community Bank (FNCB), the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently announced winners of their inaugural Piggy Bank Pageant. The contest, introduced as a fun and creative way to teach kids to save, invited area students in second thru fifth grades to design and submit homemade banks. Overall, one "Best in Show" and 16 individual winners were named.
The contest is part of a larger financial literacy program aimed at educating students on the importance of using money wisely and responsibly.
Overall, nearly 100 students participated in the piggy bank contest including Riverside Elementary West 2nd grader Madison Volak, whose alligator bank was deemed "Best in Show."
Best in Show - $200 grand prize:
Madison Volak, Taylor
|Individual Winners - $25 prize:
|Evan Leyland, Covington Township
||Qian Yi Ou, Kingston
|Karlie-Grace O'Hara, Greenfield Township
||Melody Fisher, Harveys Lake
|Jessica Trauger, Dunmore
||Dana Mackin, Avoca
|Claire Breig, Old Forge
||Eva Grzech, Pittston
|Robert Miller, Old Forge
||Tea Amerise, Mountain Top
|Cherokee May, Hunlock Creek
||Day-Jay Cabaza, Bushkill
|Millie Symbula, Drums
||Hayden Rowe, Honesdale
|Alyssa Mazurek, McAdoo
||Kayla Kuta, Honesdale
For more information about First National Community Bank's financial literacy programs, contact Mike Cummings at 570-558-6722 or email email@example.com
Founded in 1910, FNCB supports its mission: Simply a better bank(tm) with an endless commitment to the communities we serve. With 21 branches throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe and Wayne counties, FNCB is the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania leading the way in personal, small business and commercial banking solutions. For more information, visit www.fncb.com.
Madison Volak, a 2nd grader at Riverside Elementary West, poses with her homemade alligator bank that won the $200 "Best in Show" prize in First National Community Bank's inaugural Piggy Bank Pageant. The pageant, introduced as a fun and creative way to teach kids to save, is part of the bank's larger financial literacy program aimed at educating students on the importance of using money wisely and responsibly.