Students in Hamilton High School’s Personal Finance classes earned a 94% pass rate on the national Working in Support of Education (W!se) Financial Literacy Certification test, and four students earned a perfect score. Students with a perfect score were:
- Dax Brown;
- John Dow;
- Sean Magdic; and
- Katelyn Richter.
A total of 98 students enrolled in Brenda Savic and Chris Oechsner’s Personal Finance classes passed the test and became Certified Financially Literate™. The Personal Finance course includes units on credit, housing, transportation, taxes and insurance among other future finance areas.
W!se is an educational nonprofit that improves the lives of young people through programs that develop financial literacy and readiness for college and the workplace.