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Herkimer BOCES VP-TECH students achieve Financial Literacy Certification

July 10, 2019



VP-TECH students pose with certificates and teacher Andrew Carpenter



Valley Pathways in Technology Early College High School students in business teacher Andrew Carpenter’s career and financial management class who passed the Working In Support of Education Financial Literacy Certification Test pose with their certificates they recently received at Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES.

VP-TECH students who achieved a passing score on the nationally standardized test have “demonstrated proficiency in personal finance” and mastered subjects including “money, budgeting, the cost of money, banking, credit, insurance, investing, retirement planning and financial planning and management,” according to the certificates students earned.

Pictured above, first row: Carpenter, who joined the photo after students encouraged him to do so. Students pictured, from left – second row: Calvin Jantz, Holly Allen, Zoe Randall and Dominic Case. Third row: Autumn Heckwolf, Cailyn McCauley, Aleksandr Kurganov and Darren Panko. Fourth row: Keri Delaney, Jordan Corsette, Jackson Diliberto, Connar Dibble and Andrew Doolittle. Absent from the photo: students Levi Richardson and Alyssa Bregard.