By Paul Schmitt
The Southern Door School District has received some national recognition when it comes to offering courses dealing with personal finances. Southern Door has the distinction of being one of only 600 high school’s nation-wide that reached the “Next-Gen Personal Finance gold standard” from over 11,000 schools analyzed around the country. School Superintendent Patti Vickman says personal finances is something students will utilize their whole lifetime.
School websites were reviewed for courses offered by high schools in the field of personal finance. Southern Door High School has a graduation requirement for students to take a semester of a personal finance class which is taught by Maree Baumann.