PFE STUDENTS - WINNERS OF STOCK MARKET GAME COMPETITION
POPP'S FERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS WINNERS OF STOCK MARKET GAME COMPETITION
JACKSON, MS, December 9, 2019—Most people consult their financial advisors for investing tips and strategies. Now you might find the top advisors at your local school. Students from Popp's Ferry Elementary School, coached by Mrs. Hanks, were named Region 2nd place winners in the fall elementary school division of the Mississippi Stock Market Game
. The simulation is one of the most effective learning tools available about the free enterprise system for students in grades four through 12. The program enables teams of students to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in the stock market over a 13-week period. Winners are determined on the percentage return above or below S&P 500 growth. The team outperformed the S&P by 3.49% with a portfolio of $108,321.
MCEE will award prizes to each first and second place team in each region from each division to be presented at the school’s local awards ceremony this spring
From left to Right Mrs. Hanks, Aaliyah Jackson, Lundyn Davis, and Jonathan Holloway.
Region 6 SMG State winners . We are so proud of you and your students!
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