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Lights, Camera, Save! Teen Video Contest Underway at First National 1870 Winner Eligible for a $5,000 Grand Prize

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Lights Camera Save Contestant Submission Packet
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First National 1870 is accepting submissions for its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The contest, organized by the American Bankers Association Foundation, is a national competition that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire their peers to become lifelong savers. Students in New Mexico and Texas can participate in the program organized by First National 1870, a division of Sunflower Bank, N.A.

"Lights, Camera, Save! gives students an opportunity to harness their creativity, learn about using money wisely and communicate those lessons in a fun and engaging way," said Mollie Carter, Chairman of Sunflower Bank, N.A. "A strong financial education is critical to a successful future and we are thrilled to participate in a contest that reinforces that message and complements our mission to create possibility in the lives we touch and the communities we serve.”

To participate, students (ages 13-18) must create a video, 90-seconds or less, on saving and using money wisely and submit a link to the video along with a completed entry form to First National 1870 by December 3. The bank will host the first round of judging and select a winner to compete on the national level for a prize up to $5,000, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to attend the annual Jump$tart National Educator Conference.

Videos will be judged on their quality, message, content and the criteria set forth by the contest's official rules.

How to Submit

Please upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo and set it to public. Click below for instructions.
How to upload to YouTube
How to upload to Vimeo
Next please send your Lights Camera Save Contestant Submission Packet and video link to by Dec. 3, 2018 or email your questions.

About Us

Operating as Sunflower Bank, First National 1870, and Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank N.A. provides financial solutions to the individual communities it serves. With approximately $4 billion in assets as of June 30, 2018, headquarters in Denver, bank locations in six states, and mortgage capabilities in more than 35 states, Sunflower Bank N.A. provides a full range of relationship-focused services to meet personal, business, and wealth management financial objectives. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage are divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A.

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