NEW BRITAIN - State Treasurer Denise Nappier is promoting this year's CHET Dream Big competition, which is open to youngsters from kindergarten to grade eight.
Schools and students across Connecticut can participate in the drawing and essay contest. It will award $44,000 in prizes to students, including four grand prizes of $1,000 CHET account contributions. Eighty Connecticut students will each receive a $500 contribution.
In announcing the competition during a recent appearance at Vance Village School, Nappier said goals is to get students thinking about their education, their careers and ways to help their families save for college costs.
CHET is Connecticut’s 529...