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For Immediate Release
February 13, 2019
ABA Media Contact: Blair Bernstein
(202) 663-5468
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ABA Foundation Launches Social Media Contest for Lights, Camera, Save! Finalists

Cast your vote for ‘Savers’ Choice’ by Feb.20

​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association Foundation is hosting a social media contest to allow viewers nationwide to vote for their favorite Lights, Camera, Save! video entry.
Lights, Camera, Save! is an annual video contest that encourages teen participants to produce a short film that communicates the importance of sound money management. This year, 131 banks hosted 149 contests in 48 states.
The ‘Savers’ Choice’ social media contest features the top five finalists and will take place on ABA’s Facebook page through noon on Wed., Feb. 20. The video-producer with the most votes will receive a GoPro camera to encourage future film making.
This year’s finalists are:
A Time to Save
Luke Wiley (Center Grove High School, Greenwood, Ind.)
Security Federal Savings Bank (Logansport, Ind.)
Cash Flow
Taylor Brown (Central Dauphin High School, Harrisburg, Penn.)
Centric Bank (Harrisburg, Penn.)
How to Save Your Money
Jessie Morgan (Line Mountain High School, Herndon, Penn.)
Citizens & Northern Bank (Wellsboro, Penn.)
Saving to Give
Julia Hocker (Home School, Arlington, Va.)
Burke & Herbert Bank (Alexandria, Va.)
The Saving Game
Kevin Foster (South Salem High School, Salem, Ore.)
Lewis & Clark Bank (Oregon City, Ore.)
“These creative teens have a terrific message about the importance of sound financial choices that they want to share,” said Corey Carlisle, executive director of the ABA Foundation. “We want to help them do so by encouraging everyone to vote, as well as to like, share and repost their favorite video so all can join in the fun.”
The winner of the “Savers’ Choice” will also be in the running for Lights, Camera, Save! cash prizes up to $5,000, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to attend the 2019 Jump$tart National Educator Conference. Lights, Camera, Save! winners are named by a panel of expert judges.
To vote for the “Savers’ Choice,” visit ABA’s Facebook page.
About the ABA
The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation’s $17.5 trillion banking industry, which is composed of small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, safeguard $13.5 trillion in deposits and extend nearly $10 trillion in loans.
About the ABA Foundation
Through its leadership, partnerships, and national programs, ABA’s Community Engagement Foundation (dba ABA Foundation), a 501(c)3, helps bankers provide financial education to individuals at every age, elevate issues around affordable housing and community development, and achieve corporate social responsibility objectives to improve the well-being of their customers and their communities.