Poly High School microeconomics students Braxton Greco and Eric Gorzeman earned honors recently for their essays in the national InvestWrite competition. Among the nation’s high school students, Greco was the national winner, and Gorzeman placed fourth overall.
The students and their Advanced Placement microeconomics teacher, Dan Adler, were honored in front of Poly’s student body during a surprise lunchtime ceremony at the school.
The competition is sponsored by the Foundation for Investor Education, a program of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Foundation.
Award criteria include whether the student exhibits knowledge regarding the concept of researching and planning an investment strategy. Students must demonstrate an understanding of the core concepts of the stock market.