Jersey Shore High School leads Stock Market Challenge

LOCK HAVEN — The sixth week’s rankings of the Clinton County Stock Market Challenge are in, with Jersey Shore High School, under the leadership of Harvey Barnhart, leading the way.

In second place is Central Mountain with teacher Donna Mayes, and third place is held by West Branch Christian Academy and teacher Jeremy Geisler.

The best student per school wins $25 in each division of the competitive investment competition from the Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy.

The schools invited to participate are Bucktail Middle and High School, Central Mountain Middle and High School, Jersey Shore Middle and High School, Sugar Valley Charter and the Catholic and Christian schools in the county.

Additionally, the top ranking students compete for up to $480 in a total prize package for Clinton County with additional prizes for state winners in the division and overall program.

Woodlands Bank sponsors the challenge from the Pennsylvania Council of Financial Literacy (PennCFL), These students represent their schools in a special local competitive investment competition. A celebratory luncheon s being planned in May at Lock Haven University to honor the schools, teachers and students.

PennCFL’s mission is to provide Pennsylvana’s K-12 students with economic, personal finance and entrepreneurship skills that elevate their standard of living, quality of life and professional success.


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