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Invest Ed® STARS Teachers Achieve National Recognition
 

SPRING 2012

Nationally, 80,024 students participated in the spring 2012 National Financial Capability Challenge sponsored by the US Dept. of Treasury and the US Dept. of Education http://www.challenge.treas.gov/. The National average score was 69% with a total of 583 perfect scores. Nationally, 18,518 students scored in the top 20 percent. In Oklahoma, 1,325 students participated with an average score was 67.12% including 2 perfect scores. Oklahoma had 257 students scoring in the top 20 percent. Oklahoma students and their teachers who scored in the top 20 percent are listed on this official site. http://www.challenge.treas.gov/statistics_2012/top_students_educators_2012.aspx?s=OKK 

 
STARS TEACHERS SCHOOL STUDENTS/RANK
Kimberly Taylor
Personal Finance
Ardmore HS
(Carter County)
91 participated;
15 in top 20%
Diann Dodd
Business
Catoosa HS
(Rogers County)
30 - top 20%
Kim Wysong
Financial Literacy
NE Tech Center
(Rogers County)
17 - top 20%
Cindy Franks
FACS
Coalgate HS
(Coal County)
31 participated;
5 in top 20%
Dana Young and Bandy Sanders
Business
Comanche HS
(Stephens County)
12 - top 20%
Michelle Potter
Business
Merritt HS
(Beckham County)
26 participated;
7 in top 20%
Teresa Yandell
Business
Woodland HS
(Osage County)
6 – top 20%
Melinda Schlesener
Math, Alt. Ed.
Owasso Ram Academy
(Tulsa County)
9 participated;
1 in top 20%
Wendy Clark
Personal Finance
Putnam City HS
(Oklahoma County)
3 in top 10%;
4 in top 20%
Donna Wynn
Business
Caney Valley HS
(Washington County)
3 – top 20%
 

Invest Ed® STARS Students Achieve National Recognition
 

Spring 2010 several Invest Ed® STARS teachers participated in the National Financial Capability Challenge co-sponsored by the US Dept. of Treasury and the Dept. of Education. 76,892 students participated from 1,535 schools. National average score was 70%. Click http://www.challenge.treas.gov/ and View Participation Statistics; state statistics are also available. Only 3 perfect scores were achieved in Oklahoma, and our teacher had all 3! Congratulations to these Invest Ed® STARS teachers and students for their national recognition! 

 
TEACHER SCHOOL STUDENTS RANKING
Melinda Stratton
Math Finance/Life Skills
Owasso Ram Academy
(Tulsa County)
1 top 20%
Becky Smart home school teacher/student - Lawton, OK
(Comanche County)
1 top 20%
Debra Smith
Financial Literacy
Gracemont HS
(Caddo County)
3 top 20%
Teresa Yandell
Business/Computer Science
Woodland HS
(Osage County)
3 top 20%
Terri Winkle
Business/Investments
Western Heights HS
(Oklahoma County)
11 top 20%
Linda Long
Careers/Computers/Law
Elk City HS
(Beckham County)
16
3
top 20%
100% (Only 524 students nationally scored 100%)
Diann Dodd
Business
Catoosa HS
(Rogers County)
4
5
4
10
18
scored 98%
scored 95%
scored 93%
scored 90%
scored 88%
 

Invest Ed® STARS Students Achieve National Recognition
 

The US Department of Treasury http://flc.treas.gov sponsors the National Financial Literacy Challenge, a new program recommended by the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy.  In its initial semester spring 2008, 46,000 students in 2,000 high schools participated. STARS teachers were provided the option to register students for the fall 2008 Challenge.  Students who score in the top 25th percentile receive Certificates.  CONGRATULATIONS to these three business teachers for their students’ National accomplishments! 

 
Donna Wynn - Caney Valley High School 6 students received Certificates
Diann Dodd - Catoosa High School 19 students received Certificates
Linda Long - Elk City High School 12 students received Certificates
 

 


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