Silver Spring, MD – Recognizing her creativity, artwork, and expression of theme, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) today announced Dannielle Mork, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin as the High School winner of the NFCC’s 2007 financial literacy poster contest.

Mork is a twelfth grader at Sheboygan North High School in Sheboygan, WI.

The theme of this year’s contest was “Plant the Seed of Saving to Grow Your Future.” More than 1,500 posters were submitted through NFCC member agencies across the country. Mork submitted her poster through Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Sheboygan.

“We could not be happier for Dannielle to receive this honor in recognition of all of her hard work,” Said Ken King, Executive Director of CCCS of Sheboygan. “It’s clear that Danielle has a plan for her future.  She knows how to save and the importance of saving.”

As the High School Winner, Danielle will receive the following:

.    An award recognition plaque; and
.    $100 savings bond.

“It’s a real privilege for us to be able to honor Danielle as the high school poster contest winner,” said Susan C. Keating, NFCC president and CEO.  “It is so critical to instill the idea of savings into our young people, and Danielle has done a fabulous job of truly showing how important savings is to her.”

[For a picture of Dannielle’s poster, please contact Nick Jacobs at 301-576-2537.]

The NFCC, founded in 1951, is the nation’s largest and longest serving national nonprofit credit counseling organization. The NFCC’s mission is to set the national standard for quality credit counseling, debt reduction services and education for financial wellness, through its member agencies. With nearly 1,000 community-based offices nationwide, NFCC members help two million consumers annually. For free and affordable confidential advice through an NFCC member, call 1-800-388-2227, (en Español 1-800-682-9832) or visit www.nfcc.org.