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The Stock Market Game: MISD Students Sweep Podium at Dallas Regional

Press Release|
Shane Mauldin|
Friday, April 29, 2022

McKinney, TX — Three McKinney ISD Gifted and Talented 4th and 5th-grade teams—competing among 200 other groups—swept the podium in the Dallas Regional competition of The Stock Market Game™. Those three MISD teams also finished 7th, 9th, and 17th in the state, respectively, among 1,350 other teams, across all competition grade levels.

The Stock Market Game is an online simulation of global capital markets that engages 4th–12th grade students in the world of economics, investing and personal finance. The objective is straightforward: teams start with $100,000 to invest over the first semester, and the most profitable team wins.

Here are the MISD teams that placed in the top 10 at the Dallas Regional and their competition results:

1st Place (Dallas Regional): $117,065.84
7th Place (State)
Minshew Colts: Lex Bruton, Nathan Huddleston, Owen Lloyd, Nate Mejia and Braxton Pemberton
Press Pride: Charlie Schulz
Ms. Collins

2nd Place (Dallas Regional): $115,011.40
9th Place (State)
Wilmeth Longhorns: Owen Ahlemeyer, Joshua Lawrence, Lucky Martin and Luke Ullrich
Mr. Sneller

3rd Place (Dallas Regional): $111,841.65
17th Place (State)
Bennett Bears: Paxton Apodaca, Clara Holloway, Ameila Jones and Grant Lewis
Ms. Collins

5th Place (Dallas Regional): $109,355.97
Wilmeth Longhorns: Dylan Johnson, Danielle Langevin, Clara Langsdale, Liam Seikaly and Grace Vannater
Mr. Sneller

8th Place (Dallas Regional): $107,349.32
Caldwell Cats: Harper Blake, Elliott Rouse and Owen Wright
Mr. Sneller

10th Place (Dallas Regional): $106,581.18
Bennett Bears: Michael Dawson, Durham Fowler, Daniel Pak and Kevin Payne
Ms. Collins

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