Each senior on the team won a $1,000 scholarship and a medal but, they say, on top of that, it's great knowing they're getting prepared for the real world.
All the questions they answered were business- and financially-themed, like savings and interest. Rantoul Township was one of 18-teams competing. Six seniors were on the winning team.
Aside from being prepared for the event, the students say their neon-green headbands helped them win. They wore those with business-style attire.
The Literacy Financial Bowl is a part of Illinois Advisory Corps. It's a group helping seniors prepare for college.