North County High School in Glen Burnie, Wins Statewide “Stock Market Game” Competition
Students who took economics classes at North County High got more than an education in how goods and services are produced and consumed. They demonstrated superior knowledge of economics curriculum by making real-life decisions based on their lessons and taking first place among all high schools in the annual Stock Market Game competition’s yearlong economics competition.
Sponsored by the Maryland Council on Economic Education, the competition is an educational simulation that teaches young people about the stock markets, the American economic system, and the global economy. Participants develop skills in math, language arts, research, and critical thinking while building and maintaining a stock portfolio.
Posters from two other schools chosen for economic education calendar
In a poster contest also sponsored by the Maryland Council on Economic Education, entries from Chesapeake Bay Middle School and Piney Orchard Elementary School were chosen from among 2,400 entries submitted statewide and will be featured in a 12-month calendar promoting economic education. Students from the schools will also receive a $50 savings bond.