Photos: Students win college savings accounts
State Treasurer John Perdue honored 15 West Virginia schoolchildren at the Culture Center in Charleston Tuesday for winning regional awards in the When I grow Up contest. Each student won a $500 SMART529 college savings account. One of the winners, Ahmed Amir, 8, of Raleigh County won an additional $4,500 in a random drawing. Each child's school also won $500 for support programs.