Iowa high school students received the 2014 Iowa Bankers Association’s Student Athlete Achievement Award during the Iowa High School State Basketball Tournaments in Des Moines. One boy and girl student from each class received a $1,000 scholarship from the Iowa Bankers Association to the college of their choice. Click here to see photo gallary. Girls Scholarship recipients Boys Scholarship recipients
Laura Stowater, a seventh grader at Algona Middle School, has won a statewide financial literacy essay contest and has been named Iowa’s 2014 Money Smart Kid. Click here to learn more.
Small Business Owners Have a Chance to Dream Big. Grow Here. And Win $15,000.
Dream Big. Grow Here. is a contest for Iowa entrepreneurs created by the University of Northern Iowa and sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association. Currently, Iowa entrepreneurs from across the state are competing in 10 regional contests for the chance to win $5,000. The winners from the regional contests “pitch” their business concept for a chance to win a statewide grand prize of $10,000 to be awarded this spring during EntreFest. Click here to learn more about the contest.