SAHS finishes first in high school division, MCA in middle school
Shamokin Area is the winner in the high school division of the EconomicsPennsylvania Stock Market Game, and Mount Carmel Area was the victor in the middle school division. The winners were determined by the results of the 10th and last week of the competition.
The Shamokin Area High School team adviser is David Kopitsky. Aaron Domanski advises the winning Mount Carmel Area middle school team.
Mount Carmel Area, advised by Robert Scicchitano, finished second in the high school division. Line Mountain, advised by Karrie Bowman, was third.
In the middle school division, Shamokin Area, advised by Stephen Keller, was second, and a team from Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, which is advised by Katrina Gownley, was third.
The Stock Market Game is sponsored by The News-Item and Sunbury Motors. The Stock Market game is an award-winning educational program in which students are given a virtual cash amount of $100,000 and are encouraged to create the best performance portfolio using a live trading simulation. Students work in teams.
(While there are multiple teams taking part in the game at each participating school, Economics Pennsylvania reported the dollar amount for the leading team at each school for the weekly reports.)