Twelve students from Sacred Heart Academy have scored in the top 20th percentile of students nationwide in the National Financial Capability Challenge.
Taken by more than 84,000 high school students, participants included students in rural areas, suburbs and inner city schools across the country as well as Department of Defense schools around the world.
It is the belief that in today’s economic times, increasing the financial knowledge and skills of American youth is critical to their futures and to the future of financial stability of our country.
The average student score nationwide was 69 percent, while Sacred Heart students averaged in the 82% percentile.
The following students from the Academy have earned certificates of recognition for placing in the top 20 percentile:
- Sophia Cantore and Alexis Cardinali of Hamden,
- Florette Pursell and Daleesha Cadore of New Haven,
- Sara Campos of East Haven,
- Aria Casey of Milford,
- Carrolline Consorte of West Haven,
- Alexis Egidio of Madison,
- Ellen Gensicki and Jordan Juniewic of North Haven,
- Caroline Luciani of Woodbridge,
- Jessica Rindgen of Derby.