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Students Learn About Finances at Financial Fair

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Students from Mid-Prairie Middle and Washington Junior High Schools took part in an event yesterday that capped off a year’s worth of financial study and career exploration.  A Financial Literacy Fair, sponsored by Workplace Learning Connection was held at Hamakua Place.  Kelli Lindemann, student from Mid-Prairie chose to be an equine vet and was shares her results.

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Lindemann was also able to talk to a financial advisor about what to do with the extra funds.

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Jennifer Ott, Program Coordinator with Workplace Learning Connection says the information learned will be helpful in the students’ futures.

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Ott says these events will be held in a total of five counties and over 3400 students will get the chance to participate.

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