Office of the Attorney General
Attorney General Conway Presents Lifesmarts Competition
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, in partnership with the Office of Financial Institutions, the Office of Insurance, the Better Business Bureau and the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, will host the 10th annual LifeSmarts state competition this Thursday, March 6th at the Cooperative Extension Building on the campus of Kentucky State University.
LifeSmarts is a consumer-education program of the National Consumers League that tests teens in grades 9-12 about personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities. The event is hosted during National Consumer Protection Week, which runs from March 2-8.
Students qualified online for the state LifeSmarts competition by taking tests in the five areas listed above. More than 61 coaches in Kentucky signed their teams up to compete. Twelve teams qualified and were invited to attend the state competition. Eight teams will compete. Teams from Bath, Bracken, Hardin, Jefferson and Woodford will battle it out to represent Kentucky at the national competition in Minneapolis in April.
The Kentucky team from Bracken County team placed second in the 2005 national competition in San Francisco.
For more information, visit www.lifesmarts.org or contact the Office of Attorney General at 502-696-5389.