Shen HS senior, Sean O’Grady is the recipient of one of the $500 Honorable Mention Scholarships offered by NGPF. More information

Written by on January 11, 2019 in District News, Shen High School

Shenendehowa High School is excited to announce that senior, Sean O’Grady is the recipient of one of the $500 Honorable Mention Scholarships offered by NGPF (Next Gen Personal Finance). Sean is presently enrolled in the College Finance & Investment course at the Shen High School East.

NGPF, a high-school personal finance curriculum and professional development partner, is pleased to announce the Honorable Mention winners of their second annual PAYBACK Challenge. After playing the award-winning game, PAYBACK, students were tasked with writing a 250-word essay answering one of these questions

How has the PAYBACK game changed your perspective on the real-life decisions you will make when paying for college?
OR
What steps can you take NOW in order to complete college with as little debt as possible?

Each teacher was allowed to submit one essay from their total student population and over 800 essays were submitted from students across the country.It was tough choosing only one essay to send and the Business Teachers at Shen are so proud of Sean!