2017 Poster Contest Winners

Students illustrated their understanding of economic concepts like scarcity and productive resources for five regional contests. The top 24 entries from each regional competition were submitted for judging in a state-wide competition. From these entries, twelve state winners were selected, along with twelve honorable mention entries. The top twelve winning drawings will be featured in a 2017-18 school-year calendar.

Goods and Services

Max R., 2nd grade
Cathedral of St Raymond
Joliet
Julie Vitas, teacher

Specialization and Trade

Rithik T., 5th grade
Fry Elementary School
Naperville
Sharon Phares, teacher

Choice and Opportunity Cost

Sahana K., 2nd grade
Fry Elementary School
Naperville
Sharon Phares, teacher

Working for Income

Kelsey A., 3rd grade
Fry Elementary School
Naperville
Sharon Phares, teacher

Free Trade

Emma Z., 7th grade
St James School
Arlington Heights
Mary Esquivel, teacher

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Gloria W., 6th grade
Cass Jr High School
Darien
Audrey Vaci, teacher

Saving and Investing

Andrea B., 8th grade
Madison Jr High School
Naperville
Cheryl Nicoski, teacher

Human Capital

Marino M., 6th grade
McAuliffe Elementary School
Chicago
Theresa Quitshaw, teacher

Saving and Spending

Laila B., 3rd grade
Meadow Ridge Elementary School
Orland Park
Lauren Musielewicz, teacher

Incentives and Consumer Choice

Fiona M., 4th grade
Meadow Ridge Elementary School
Orland Park
Lauren Musielewicz, teacher

Productive Resources

Michal D., 4th grade
Navajo Heights Elementary School
Palos Heights
Elizabeth Holman, teacher

Using Income

Adrian L., 5th grade
St Cletus School
La Grange
Erin Gridelli, teacher