They must make grown-up decisions, pay bills and make sure ends meet. Students are allowed to choose a career based on their academic grade point average. Families are randomly assigned and with the help of more than 100 community volunteers, the students experience paying monthly bills and making monetary decisions to meet their Reality Town "family's" needs.
Wayne Woolston, an Allstate Insurance Company account agent has been a community and business volunteer at Reality Town activities for two years.
He asked his employer about donating grant money to worthy enterprises and was, in turn, awarded a $500 check payable to Centerville Junior High for the school's 2007 Reality Town.