GLENDALE, Ariz., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 30, to commemorate Financial Literacy Month, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers, State Legislators Kimberly Yee and Anthony Kern, Arizona State Treasurer Jeff DeWit, Comerica Bank executives and educators from Glendale schools will honor over 150 graduates from the Comerica Bank Money $enseProgram, a financial education course designed to empower young people with the essential skills needed to make sound financial decisions. The program, which is powered by leading education technology company EverFi, Inc., launched this school year at 19 Arizona primary schools at no cost to taxpayers or school districts, due to the sponsorship by Comerica Bank.
Students at Horizon Elementary School will be recognized for completing the financial literacy program. The events will also include remarks from Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers, State Senator Kimberly Yee, representatives from Comerica Bank, school principal Cheri Dawn Emerson, and students who completed the Comerica Bank Money $ense Program at the school.
Celebrate Horizon Elementary School students and hear how this public-private partnership is transforming classrooms across the state and empowering Arizona students with critical money management skills.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
8:10AM - Certification Ceremony
9:10AM – Computer Lab Demonstration
Horizon Elementary School
8520 N 47th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302
Hon. Jerry Weiers, Mayor of Glendale
Hon. Kimberly Yee, State Senator (LD-20); Vice Chairman, Committee on Education
Hon. Anthony Kern, State Representative (LD-20)
Hon. Jeff DeWit, Arizona State Treasurer
Paul Hickman, President & CEO, Arizona Bankers Association
Annette Musa, Arizona Market President, Comerica Bank
Mike Barragan, Asst. Superintendent, G.E.S.D.
Cheri Dawn Emerson, Principal, Horizon Elementary
Students being awarded graduation certificates and piggy banks; demonstration of web-based program in computer lab