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The 2013 Whit King Prize Essay and Video Contest is over. First place in the video contest goes to Perdido Middle School students, Bethany Hadley, Emily Stewart, and Micah Murphy. Their teacher is Gerri McDonald. To see the winning entry CLICK HERE. For the second place video from Oak Park Middle School students Caroline Jones, Grace Breuers, Julia Sturges and Bill Collins, CLICK HERE. Their teacher is Robin Gillespie.
The Stock Market Game for Spring 2013 just ended. The 2012-13 SMG Grand Prize Winner is Team AL_32_ZZ692 from Sumter Central High School with a portfolio worth $120,707.81. (Teacher Michael Cole) CONGRATULATIONS!
The Alabama Personal Finance Challenge Championship was held on April 23rd on the campus of the University of Alabama at the Child Development Research Center. Brookwood High School it the 2013 PFC State Champion. To see the winners and all the teams invited to the State Championship, click here. For the list of top ten Middle School Teams, click here. For more information about the Personal Finance Challenge, click here.
The 2013 Alabama Economics Challenge was held at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on Tuesday, April 2nd. Sponsors include the Council on Economic Education and the Alabama Economics Club. Vestavia High School won First Place in the Adam Smith Division, while Spain Park won First in the David Ricardo Division. Both teams will compete in a regional competition, with the opportunity to move on to the National Economic Challenge in New York City. Click here for all the winners! For the top middle school teams in the on line competition, click here. For more information about the Economics Challenge, click here.