2021 Student Video Contest

The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is excited to announce the winners of its video contest asking students in kindergarten through 12th grade for the best economic advice they can give to President Biden. For the contest, students were asked to answer the following question in 60 seconds or less:

What economic advice would you give to
President Biden?

Winners were chosen from almost 400 entries. The winners in each of the following grade groups are:

K-2 Winner – Student’s Teacher: Erin McCullin, Olive B. Loss Elementary, Bear, DE



3-5 Winner – Parent Sponsor: Trenessa Annibal, Homeschool, Baltimore, MD



6-8 Winner – Student’s Teacher: Dana Johnson, BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ



9-12 Winner – Parent Sponsor: Meenu Bhasin, The Harker School, San Jose, CA



Each student winner receives a $25 Amazon gift card and their sponsoring teacher or parent receives a $250 American Express gift card.

Many thanks to our contest judges:

  • Bill Dudley, Senior Research Scholar, Princeton University
  • Karen Finerman, CEO & Co-founder, Metropolitan Capital Advisors
  • Ben Friedman, William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Emily Kolinski Morris, Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company
  • Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • John Siegfried, Professor Emeritus, Vanderbilt University
  • Andrew Ross-Sorkin, co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box
  • Gary Stern, Former President (ret.) Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis