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Vice Chair Appears On The Mike Schikman Show

Stephanne Byrd, Vice Chair of the Board at YES, recently appeared on The Mike Schikman Show. On the December 30th, 2021 episode, Stephanne and Mike discuss the founding of YES, our mission, and why economics and financial literacy are so important. You can listen to the episode at the link below: Stephanne Byrd On The […]


Local Student Wins Statewide InvestWrite Competition.

Emma Goehner, a 10th grader at Blue Ridge Christian High School, won first place in the statewide high school division of the InvestWrite Competition in the Spring of 2019 for her essay on Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart. This contest is the second part of the Stock Market Game™ and InvestWrite® competition and is […]

2019 Winners Honored

An Elkton Elementary School teacher’s superhero-themed economics project took top honors at the annual economic education awards presentation for 2019. Winning teacher Lauren Shifflett received the $1000 grand prize in competition sponsored by SVEE in partnership with the Harrisonburg Rotary Club and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce. In “Shifflett Superville: Soaring Together,” first graders learned […]

2018 Winners Honored

On Oct. 8, teachers from the Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County Public Schools received awards for their innovative projects in economic education. The awards were sponsored by the Harrisonburg Rotary Club and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Shenandoah Valley Economic Education, Inc. The awards include cash prizes ranging up to $1,000 for […]