Entries Sought for Financial Literacy Video Scholarship Contest

Burke & Herbert Bank accepting entries through December 1

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--()--Northern Virginia teens (ages 13-18) can win up to $5,000 by creating a 90-second video promoting the value of saving money. Burke & Herbert Bank is accepting entries for the 2016-17 Lights, Camera, Save! video contest through December 1. Sponsored by the American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation, Lights, Camera, Save! is a national competition.

"Lights, Camera, Save! offers area youth an opportunity to build their own savings while using their creativity to inspire other teens to be wise with their money," said Terry Cole, Executive Vice President at Burke & Herbert Bank. "We were thrilled that the Bank’s 2015 regional winner, Jackson Harvey from West Potomac Academy, went on to place second in the ABA’s national competition. We’re looking forward to seeing this year’s entries and to having another big winner!”

Burke & Herbert Bank will host the first round of judging and will select a winner to represent the Bank on the national level for a prize up to $5,000, plus a scholarship for their teacher to attend the 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference. Burke & Herbert Bank is rewarding the top three local winners with $350, $100, and $50, respectively as well as awarding a $50 gift card to each of their teachers. Entry forms and more information can be found at burkeandherbertbank.com.

The 2015 Burke & Herbert Bank regional winner and second place national winner, Jackson Harvey was awarded a total of $2,850. His video, A Squirrel’s Guide to Saving, is featured on the ABA’s website.

Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products and services designed to meet customers' banking, borrowing, and investing needs. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.

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Contacts

Burke & Herbert Bank
Jane Petty Lichter, 703-216-5491
jlichter@burkeandherbertbank.com

Release Summary

Northern Virginia teens can win up to $5000 by creating a 90-second video promoting the value of saving money. Burke & Herbert Bank is accepting entries for the 2016-17 Lights, Camera, Save contest.

Contacts

Burke & Herbert Bank
Jane Petty Lichter, 703-216-5491
jlichter@burkeandherbertbank.com