Wyoming Area Catholic students get life lesson in finance

June 27th, 2015 1:43 am

First Posted: 5/9/2013

The eighth grade students at Wyoming Area Catholic School recently, visited Junior Achievement Finance Park, Junior Achievement Finance Park is a program that encompasses economics and business curricula. By using a variety of hands-on activities, the students better understand the relationship between what they learn in school and their successful participation in the economy. At Junior Achievement Finance Park, the students were given a life situation and a salary for a particular job. Then they had to successfully create a monthly budget and afterwards make the needed purchases. Pictured are the 8th grade students at Junior Achievement Finance Park, first row, from left, Marc Phillips, Vanessa Musto, Nicole Cirelli, Rachael Cochran, Sarah Satkowski, Allison Burge, Brenna Satkowski, Zachary Patterson, Cody LaSota, Madelyn Pavlico and. Marissa Moran. Second row, Madelyn Ross, Molly Holmes, Amy Santayana, Ryan Potorski, Timothy Murphy, James Kosik, Justin Bella and Matthew Loeffler.