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Local art students honored in 10th Annual Financial Literacy contest

Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner hosted the 10th Annual Financial Literacy Multimedia Arts Contest, featuring the work of public high school students. The contest attracted students from 17 public schools, with over 100 entries of 2-D and multimedia/video pieces related to the importance of financial literacy. In partnership with Oakland Schools and Flagstar Bank, winners from each grade received cash awards from a prize pool totaling $10,000. With the contest completed, all student artwork will be placed on display at the Treasurer’s Office for one year – COVID permitting. Entries will also be displayed in an online gallery on the Treasurer’s Office website, which additionally features artwork from previous contests.

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