It’s never too early to start saving for college, which is why these parents attended the Diapers to Dorms Dash on December 30, 2017. The race gave five crawling babies the chance to compete for $529 in NC 529 Plan college savings. It was held during halftime of the UNC / Wake Forest men’s basketball game as fans cheered on the little ones. It was eleven-month-old Maverick Steele of Chapel Hill who took home the grand prize,
Thanks to Spectrum News for sharing video of the first NC 529 Plan’s Diapers to Dorms Dash via their Facebook page. The race was held on December 30 during halftime of the UNC / Wake Forest men’s basketball game in Chapel Hill. The babies were racing for a $529 contribution to their NC 529 Account.
Laura Misner talks with News 13 This Morning on WLOS about how college savings make a unique gift idea for students of all ages.
Not sure what to give as a gift this holiday season? Make a contribution to a college savings account. Friends and family can contribute as little as $25 to a student’s NC 529 Account. The contribution is a meaningful gift that keeps on giving.
“It’s a gift that will always be there,” Hall said. “When individuals give out toys or trinkets, that’s something that won’t be with them for a lifetime. But a college education is something that they can have that will never fade away.”
Read the Reflector.com article.