Hunter Hux, a sophomore at Farmington High School, won an iPad for completing the EverFi Financial Literacy course.
EverFi, sponsored by First State Community Bank, is a 10-module, 6-hour curriculum that is integrated into the school’s existing curriculum and covers over 600 topics including banking, credit scores, insurance, credit cards, student loans, mortgages, taxes, stocks, savings, 401k’s and other critical concepts. Upon completion of the course, students are provided with Certification in Financial Literacy.
“We pride ourselves on being a financial resource and providing financial education,” said Matt Sebastian, president of First State Community Bank in Farmington. “We’re happy to be a part of teaching local students good financial habits.”
Farmington students who took the EverFi course in summer, fall and spring semesters were eligible to be included in the iPad prize drawing.
FSCB is a full-service financial institution, with a variety of loan and deposit products and services. The bank also owns First State Insurance Agency (FSIA), a full-service independent insurance
agency. Investment and brokerage services are available through First State Financial Management, Inc. (FSFM), a wholly owned subsidiary of First State Bancshares, Inc.
Since 1954, FSCB has been known for its friendly service, community involvement and sound lending decisions. FSCB is owned and operated by First State Bancshares, Inc., a financial services holding company based in Farmington.