NNPS teachers receive award for financial literacy education

Posted: December 8, 2023

Nine NNPS Career and Technical Education teachers were honored with W!se's 2022-23 Gold Star Teacher Award for their students' successful performance on the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test: Hope London and Lisa McAlister at Denbigh High School; Stephanie Gwaltney and Diane Cox at Menchville High School; Reginald Neely, Sheree Ficklin and Kimberly Grant at Warwick High School; Tina Shorter at Woodside High School and Patricia Newman-Ricks at Summer School.

To earn the Gold Star Award, a teacher must have at least a 93% passing rate on the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test in at least one class during the school year.

W!SE - Working In Support of Education - is an educational organization dedicated to building financial literacy, fostering business and social entrepreneurship, and preparing students for college and the global workplace.

The organization's literacy certification program provides high school students with financial education and the opportunity to become certified financially literate by successfully passing the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification test.