Photos by Julia Miller / Kwaman McClendon, left, and Ladarius May help each other balance their checkbooks during the insurance station at the annual Reality World. Students from surrounding schools were given an income based on their GPA and had to make budgeting decisions, such as whether to rent or buy and which cell phone plan. The event was sponsored by Junior Auxiliary and supported by community business leaders.
Carley Craig listens to a presenter during the annual event held at the Lincoln Civic Center.
JA active member Amber Marrtin prepares checkbooks for local students during Reality World.
Meg Foster contemplates whether she will rent or buy a house during the Reality World simulation.
Lucy Shell, of Magnolia Electric, presents the utility bill scenario to students.