SMART529 - Sponsors 6th Annual "When I Grow Up" Essay Contest

  • Posted on: 6 February 2013
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan


Treasurer's Office Initiative to Award $20,000 In Savings Accounts

Essay Contest For Teachers Enters Third Year, While the Students Annual Essay Contest Reaches it's Sixth.

New Changes In SMART529, WVs Direct College Savings Plan

  • Posted on: 20 November 2012
  • By: The Media Center

November 14, 2012, at Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston, WV – The Media Center helped The Manahan Group, and State Treasurer, John Perdue, spread awareness of the New Program being offered by WV's Smart529 College Savings Fund. The program is making some changes that will make it easier for parents and grandparents to save for their children and grandchildren's college education.

15 WV Elementary School Children Win SMART529 When I Grow Up Essay Contest

  • Posted on: 2 May 2012
  • By: The Media Center

May 1, 2012 - The Media Center provided live news coverage via-satellite at the Culture Center near the State Capitol Complex in Charleston, WV Monday, with State Treasurer, John Purdue, and the fifteen winning students from various elementary schools around the state of WV.

Fifteen West Virginia school children are on their way to a brighter future through SMART529 after winning regional awards in the 2012 "When I Grow Up" essay contest.