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.[audio:http://www.kciiradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Lindemann-1.mp3]
Lindemann was also able to talk to a financial advisor about what to do with the extra funds.[audio:http://www.kciiradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Lindemann-2.mp3]
Jennifer Ott, Program Coordinator with Workplace Learning Connection says the information learned will be helpful in the students’ futures.[audio:http://www.kciiradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Ott-12.mp3]
Ott says these events will be held in a total of five counties and over 3400 students will get the chance to participate.