Chesterfield students win Stock Market Games

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Chesterfield County Public Schools performed well in regional Stock Market Games organized by the Virginia Council on Economic Education. In this simulated investing initiative, each team starts with $100,000 and works to increase that amount. Here’s an overview of the rules: www.vcee.org/stock_market_rules.

In the yearlong Stock Market Game for high schools, Chesterfield County schools won all three awards:

  • Winning first place with $119,733.88 is Clover Hill High’s team coached by Brice Harrington.
  • In second place with $114,741.74 is Midlothian High’s team coached by Steve Hayward.
  • Taking third place with $110,875.01 is Midlothian High’s team coached by Madeleine Smith.

In the spring Stock Market Game, Chesterfield County teams took the top two high school awards:

  • Winning first place with $114,470.04 is Manchester High’s team coached by Paul Kline.
  • Taking second place with $110,938.19 is James River High’s team coached by Brad Wilhelm.

In the fall Stock Market Game, Chesterfield County schools swept the elementary division:

  • First place ($101,700.36) and second place ($99,956.46) went to Greenfield Elementary teams coached by Jamie Borowicz.
  • Taking third place with $99,862.76 was the Bon Air Elementary team coached by Suzanne Perry.

These Stock Market-savvy teams and other regional winners will be honored 4-5:45 p.m. May 6 at the VCU School of Business in Snead Hall, 301 W. Main St.