2015-2016 Economics and Personal Finance Teachers-
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PRESS RELEASE – September 21, 2016

Fluvanna County High School has earned the Blue Star School Award for 2016 for W!SE Financial Literacy. This is the third consecutive year that the High School has received this honor. The High School administered W!SE certification tests for the first time during the 2013-2014 school year. The school earned a 91 percent pass rate on the test, with 236 high school students earning the credential during the 2015-16 school year.

Working In Support of Education (W!SE) is an educational 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational support services nationwide, building financial literacy, fostering business and social entrepreneurship, and preparing students for college and the global workplace.

“I am so proud of the work our teachers did to get this program started. The students demonstrated their understanding of the importance of financial literacy. It is so exciting to be among the best schools in the country,” stated Ms. Brenda Gilliam, Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

For a complete list of 2016 Blue Star Schools go to:

For more information on Fluvanna County’s Career and Technical Education Programs, contact Ms. Brenda Gilliam, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at or 434-589-8208.

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