Three students were recognized at the Stock Market Awards Ceremony sponsored by Best Prep at their Annual Luncheon on May 19 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis.
Two students at Wayzata High School placed in the National SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite student essay competition sponsored by the SIFMA Foundation and SIFMA member firms. Tyler Carlstrom, a sophomore, place second in the InvestWrite essay competition and Megan Plummer, a senior, placed fifth in InvestWrite high school division of the Spring 2015 competition. Michaela Keller-Miller placed first in the state of MN in the Fall Division of the InvestWrite competition.
The InvestWrite essay competition challenges students to analyze an investment scenario in 1000 words or less. InvestWrite is a writing component of the Stock Market Game which is part of the curriculum in Managing Your Investments class at Wayzata High School, taught by Ms. Candy Lee. Students were required to choose two distinctly different stocks, bonds, or mutual funds and write about why they would invest in these stocks for the long-term.
Tyler was awarded a laptop computer, trophy, and classroom pizza party. Megan received a $100 gift card.