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Some area high school students learn money management in the classroom.

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37 students at Graham High School completed "My Money-My Future" Financial Literacy Program through a company called Everfi.

This afternoon they received certificates and had a pizza party to celebrate completing the course.

First Century Bank sponsored the program at the school that taught students things like credit scores, having credit cards, student loans and taxes.

"I see a lot of people, their parents just give them money, and they go and spend it on everything that they want, and later on in life if they try to do that, they're gonna get in debt really quickly," said Kayla Cartwright, a sophomore at Graham High School.

This is the first year for the program at Graham High School.  Organizers plan to bring it back next year.

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