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Stock Market Games Week 8: State College continues to lead Bald Eagle, Penns Valley

The Bald Eagle Area stock market games team first row from left is Rose Cowan, Zachary Moody, and Mitchell Taylor. Second row from left: Haley Giedroc, Jessica Bressler and Gage Hilderbrand.
The Bald Eagle Area stock market games team first row from left is Rose Cowan, Zachary Moody, and Mitchell Taylor. Second row from left: Haley Giedroc, Jessica Bressler and Gage Hilderbrand. Photo provided

Week 8: The Stock Market Game is a classroom simulation that offers players the opportunity to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks, bonds and mutual funds.

Players can buy, sell, short sell and short cover.

Each week, the Centre Daily Times will publish the top three teams from participating local high schools.

The program is sponsored by Fulton Bank, Lion Country KIA, ProAct LTD and Videon Central. Participating school districts are Bald Eagle, Bellefonte, Penns Valley, State College and St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy.

Students are competing for $50 gift cards and other prizes.

The Stock Market Game is an award-winning educational program from EconomicsPennsylvania.

The weekly leaders:

School; adviser; total equity

Week 8

State College Area; Ryan Long; $102,447.68

Bald Eagle Area; Diane Lucas; $101,758.67

Penns Valley Area; Eric Weaver; $101,706.01

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