A pair of fifth-grade teams from Oakwood Intermediate won second and third place, respectively, in the elementary division, while a sixth-grade team from Cypress Grove Intermediate won second in the middle school division.
Members of the Oakwood second place team are Nora Autery, Annabelle Benham and Wesley Royal, and Kian Dekkers and Austin Wilke comprised the third place team.
Allie Lemons, Maya Quiroz and Savannah Sweetin are the members of the Cypress Grove team which won second place in the middle school division.
The Stock Market Game™ curricula, lessons, and hands-on student activities combine content knowledge, critical thinking, research and analytical skills in a state-of-the-art, real-world, online simulation.
It provides teachers with curriculum that reinforces Texas teaching standards, STEM requirements, and 21st-century skills, while helping students learn the fundamentals of long-term savings and investing.
Students enhance their knowledge in core curriculum subjects including math, language arts, and social studies, and they develop life skills such as financial preparedness, teamwork and business knowledge.
Awards will be presented to students whose investing strategies earned their hypothetical $100,000 portfolios the greatest returns.