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Hamilton in top 100 schools for financial literacy

Hamilton High School is among the top 100 high schools in the country that teach personal finance based on results from the Financial Literacy Certification test. The national ranking was created by Working In Support of Education (w!se), which sponsors the test to empower students to take control of their financial futures.HHS-sign-Home-Of-Chargers

Students enrolled in Brenda Savic and Amanda Fields’ Personal Finance classes during the 2018-19 school year passed the annual w!se test and became Certified Financially Literate.

In addition to earning financial literacy certification, some students were also named scholars for earning 95% or higher on the exam and three students had perfect scores. The following students successfully completed the exam:

  • William Frick, scholar and perfect score;
  • Lisa Nuelk, scholar and perfect score;
  • Eric Doese, scholar and perfect score;
  • Elizabeth Heberer, scholar;
  • Samantha Nelson, scholar;
  • Mason Prodoehl, scholar;
  • Otto Schenk, scholar;
  • Ian Turley, scholar;
  • Payton Wunschel, scholar;
  • Samantha Backus;
  • Samantha Consiglio;
  • Madeline Garcia;
  • Ian Riley;
  • Gavin Schroeder;
  • Jeremiah Ziebell;
  • Samantha Nelson;
  • Ethan Schlondrop;
  • Devyn Wiedenhoeft;
  • Jaida Bresnahan;
  • Katherine Burke;
  • Cean Faulstich;
  • Brandon Goetz;
  • Rachel Lessila;
  • Sarah Michalski;
  • Hannah Seltzer;
  • Oluwatodimu (Todi) Afolayan;
  • Caralynn Doese;
  • Claire Kelbel;
  • Benjamin Landre;
  • Drew Peterson;
  • Jacob Spoerl;
  • Mitchell Westfahl;
  • Jackson Buckley;
  • Ryan Ciolkosz;
  • Jordan Ehrlich;
  • Jasmine Garbarek;
  • Jacob Michalski;
  • Taylor Millonzi;
  • Victoria Neels;
  • Kamryn O’Dell;
  • Samuel Shebuski;
  • Alexander Tong and
  • Benjamin Wilichowski.

W!se is a nonprofit that provides education support services nationwide to build financial literacy, foster business and social entrepreneurship and prepare students for college and the global workplace.