Easton Middle and High School Students Win Stock Market Game Championships

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The Stock Market Game is an educational simulation that teaches students about stock markets, economic systems, investment and the global economy.  Participants develop skills in math, language arts, research and critical thinking, while building and maintaining a stock portfolio.  The Stock Market Game was made available to our teachers county-wide to use in social studies classes or as an after-school club.

Easton Middle School students Aidan Bell, Robert Delatos James Ferreira, Jesus Velazquez, Regional Winners in the Stock Market Game.

At Easton Middle School, under the guidance of coach/advisor Mr. Ed Keeler, student teams achieved distinction while learning economics and investment strategy.  Aidan Bell, Robert Delatos, James Ferreira and Jesus Velasquez were Regional Champions.  Molly Johnson, Isabella Fiorenza and Charles Mueller are State Champions!  All of these winners are students in Mr. Ed Keeler’s 8th grade U.S. History classes.  Over the years, Mr. Keeler’s students have won 4 Regional and 6 State Championships.

Easton High School students in Mr. Jeff Payne’s Personal Finance class won the Eastern Shore Region in the high school category.  Christopher Guy, Taylor Hutchinson, Brooke Lewis, and Nereyda Perez were presented their awards by the Maryland Council on Economic Education.  This is the fourth time Mr. Payne’s students have won a Stock Market Game Championship.

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