Photo: Financial literacy technology

Cameron Warner (from left), schools manager for the EverFi financial literacy program, instructs Yuma Catholic Assistant Principal Sherryl Gerber and instructor Jennifer Miller on the recently upgraded program. 1st Bank Yuma underwrote the cost of this state-of-the-art technology so all Yuma Union High School District, Yuma Catholic and San Pasqual schools can promote financial literacy, said Jeff Byrd, community relations officer for 1st Bank Yuma, which uses the program to teach financial literacy throughout southwest Arizona, including Rio Rico and Nogales high schools. Byrd noted that the number of students who have gone through the program should hit the 15,000 mark this school year.