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Annual Awards

Every year at the ICEE Annual Awards Program, we recognize exemplary teachers of economics, showcase outstanding examples of creative classroom economic education projects, and highlight outstanding outreach and education efforts of the top university center for economic education.


2015-16 Award Winners and Sponsors

  Award Winners
Olin Davis Exemplary Teacher of Economics Award
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This distinguished award is presented each year to K-12 teachers who have excelled in teaching and promoting the teaching of economics.

Sponsors:

Farm Bureau Insurance Indiana Farm Bureau

State Co Winner: Renee Vanlandingham, Fishers High School, Fishers
State Co Winner: Christy Harshbarger, Mayflower Mill Elementary School, Lafayette
Regional Winner: Kathryn Dodds, Happy Hollow Elementary School, Lafayette
Regional Winner: Todd DeVries, Westville high School, Westville
Regional Winner: Tracy Franklin, Jefferson High School, Lafayette
Regional Winner: Nathan Bruck, Greenfield-Central High School, Greenfield

 

Peter V. Harrington Center Awards
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This distinguished award is given each year to the Indiana Center or Centers for Economic Education in recognition of excellence in promoting economic education to teachers, students, and citizens of Indiana.

Sponser:
Duke Realty
Center of the Year for 2013/14:
Purdue University Center for Economic Education
Center Director: Mike Watts
Associate Director: Phil VanFossen
Program Coordinator: Jennifer Redden

Professional Development Award for 2013/14:
Ball State Center for Economic Education

Center Director: Melinda Schoenfeldt
Administrative Assistant: Bryce Rainey

2015-16 Program Winners

  Stock Market Program
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Using actual data from the stock markets, teams of students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to create and manage a portfolio of stocks and mutual funds.

Sponsor: Indiana Secretary of State, Securities Division
Fall 2015 State Winners
High School Division: Fishers High School, Fishers, Teacher: Brenda Barrett

Middle School Division: Manchester Jr/Sr High School, North Manchester, Teacher: Amy Ambrose

Elementary School Division: Western Intermediate School, Russiaville, Teacher: Cynthia Eveland

Spring 2016 State Winners
High School Division: Homestead High School, Ft. Wayne, Teacher: April Moss

Middle School Division: Manchester Jr/Sr. High School, North Manchester, Teacher: Amy Ambrose

Elementary School Division: Yorktown Elementary School, Yorktown, Teacher: Shanan Riegle
Economic Concept Poster Contest 2015/16
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Students in grades 1-12 create posters illustrating economic concepts.

Trystin K.,Central International Middle School, Kokomo, Teacher: Mary Page

Elizabeth S., Triton Central High School, Fairland, Teacher: Laura Duncan

Jillian T.
, Honey Creek Middle School, Terre Haute, Teacher: Amy Barbour

Alexa S., Thomkins Middle School, Evansville, Teacher: Rebekah Hodge

Madison M., Roosevelt Middle School, Monticello, Teacher: Lisa Foerg

Bryan R.
, Anderson High School, Anderson, Teacher: Mike Fox

Claire W.
, Honey Creek Middle School, Terre Haute, Teacher: Mrs. Cox

Bethany B.
, Triton Central High School, Fairland, Teacher: Laura Duncan

A.C.
, Rossevelt Middle School, Monticello, Teacher: Lisa Foerg

Elliot M.
, St. Joseph Grade School, South Bend, Teacher: Joan Kraska
Econ Challenge 2015/16
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High School economics students compete in a state competition testing their economic knowledge.

Sponsors: Old National Bank


Adam Smith State Division
Indianapolis Region: Carmel High School, Teacher: Michelle Foutz

Mishawaka Region: Penn High School, Teacher: Pete Riordan

New Albany Region:
Columbus North High School, Teacher: Steve Perry

David Ricardo State Division
Indianapolis Region: Carmel High School, Teacher: Michelle Foutz

Mishawaka Region:
Riley High School, Teacher: Glen Carpenter and David Shaheen

New Albany Region:
Waldron Jr/Sr High School, Teacher: Denise Corbin