High school students from Vigo County will have an opportunity to participate in The Eagle Competition to test their knowledge of citizenship, taxes, and local and federal government offices for a chance to win cash prizes on April 10.
Any high school student is eligible, but a limit of 30 students from each school can participate. The test, sponsored by the Taxpayers Association of Vigo County Inc., will consist of at least 100 questions with a 55-minute time limit. The test topics include local taxes and services and details about government offices and citizenship.
The prizes are: $300 for the first-place participant, $200 for second, $100 for third, and $400 to the school with the best combined score of the top three students.
For information about study sessions and materials, visit www.taxtopics.org or contact Bernard Ridens 812-299-1797 or the Taxpayers Association of Vigo County Inc. at 812-235-1361.