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Mattie Lively Pre-K student wins $1.5K for college
Posted 6/21/19

GA Path2College 529 Plan & DECAL select four state winners


check presentation to studentSarah Porter, a pre-kindergarten student at Mattie Lively Elementary School, was selected as one of four state winners in the second annual Georgia Pre-K to College Sweepstakes. Porter and each state winner received $1,529 for their college savings, and their schools each received $529. 


The contest is sponsored by the Georgia Path2College 529 Plan and the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning(DECAL). Mitch Seabaugh, executive director of the Path2College 529 Plan made the check presentation on May 15 at MLES. 


The goal of the contest is to help inform families about the importance of financial planning to help children continue their education after high school. Winners were selected at random from the state's more than 80,500 Pre-K students.