Winning Students and their Teachers Will Earn a $500, $250, or $100 Visa Gift Card!

Students who have completed at least three modules of the BB&T Financial Foundations Program can show off their knowledge by entering the BB&T Student Blog Contest! This is a chance to put your creativity to work by telling us about the financial lessons you learned from BB&T Financial Foundations. We want to hear YOUR story and help contribute to your success. Not only that, the teachers of the student winners will get a matching prize to use in the classroom! 

 

ESSAY QUESTIONS
After completing at least three BB&T Financial Foundations modules, submit a short blog post (300 words or less) that answers ONE of the following questions: 

  • How has the BB&T Financial Foundations Program had a personal impact on your life and the decisions that you will make moving forward? Tell us one way that the program has changed your attitude or behavior.
  • What are your future goals (college, travel, volunteering, pursuing your dream job)? How has the BB&T Financial Foundations Program helped prepare you to achieve these goals? Be specific.
  • Tell us about a mistake that you, or someone you know, has made that connects with what you learned from the BB&T Financial Foundations Program. How would you change your actions based on what you now know after completing the program?

 

BONUS: Complete the LEGACY: A BB&T Leadership Challenge game and write a short essay for the chance to win an additional $250.
Download the LEGACY app to meet the subjects of Failburg, who are in desperate need of a leader. After playing the game submit a short blog post (300 words or less) that answers the below question:

  • Describe a leader in your life. After completing LEGACY: A BB&T Leadership Challenge, how would you describe this person’s leadership characteristics?

Bonus Rules:
  • Student must enter two blog posts to be eligible to win the LEGACY: A BB&T Leadership Challenge: (1) one of the three essay questions above and (2) LEGACY: A BB&T Leadership Challenge essay question.
  • Winner of the bonus may win the $250 prize based on their LEGACY: A BB&T Leadership Challenge blog post or in combination with their BB&T Financial Foundations blog contest, $350-$750 in total prize money.


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30, 2018
All blog contest entries must be submitted by Monday, April 30, 2018.

PRIZES

  • The first place student winner will receive a $500 Visa gift card
  • The second place student winner will receive a $250 Visa gift card
  • The third place student winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card
  • BONUS: The LEGACY blog entry winner will receive a $250 Visa gift card

The teacher of each winner will receive the matching Visa gift card amount of the student.


WINNER SELECTION
A committee of judges from EVERFI will select 3-4 winning students. Entries will be judged based on the content of message, the quality of the writing, and originality. Winners will be notified by Friday, May 4, 2018. 


QUESTIONS?
Please contact Elizabeth Figoni ([email protected]) if you have any questions.


ELIGIBILITY
The blog contest is open to all students who have completed at least three modules of the BB&T Financial Foundations Program in the 2017 - 2018 academic year.


TO ENTER
Submit blog posts by visiting the BB&T Blog Contest Submission Page.

 

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