Congratulations to the VES Stock Market Club for winning first place in the High School category for the 2020-2021 Stock Market Game with a whopping 28.7% return. Team members included sophomores Ryan Liu, Bill Chen, Cannon Langley and Clark Watts. Clark Watts accepted the award on behalf of the VES team at the University of Lynchburg. During the recognition, Dr. Nancy Hubbard, Dean of the College of Business at the University of Lynchburg, asked Clark how the team generated the impressive 28.7% return. Clark shared the team had some good picks, and he wished they could have maintained the portfolio’s return, which peaked at over 50%.
The Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students in grades 4-12 in the world of economics, investing and personal finance that has prepared nearly 20,000,000 students for financially independent futures.