Beloit High School Teacher Wins Governor’s Award in Financial Literacy


MADISON, Wis. – A Beloit Memorial High School teacher is one of five people to receive the 2021 Governor’s Award in Financial Literacy, Gov. Evers’ office announced Tuesday.

Anthony Capozziello, a business professor, was honored for his efforts in teaching financial literacy to Wisconsin students.

Financial education should build on and respond to people’s individual strengths, circumstances and needs,” Evers said. “The dedication of these individuals and organizations to helping Wisconsinites become more financially secure and achieve their dreams is commendable and helps ensure the future success of not only individuals and families, but our entire state.”

Five organizations were also honored, including Fort Community Credit Union in Fort Atkinson, UW Credit Union, and the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds and Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.

Robert Wynn, president of Madison-based Akamai LLC, was honored in the legacy category.

Sarah J. Greer