Stock Scholarship Contest Posts Early Top 10 Standings


BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Bloomfield Hills Financial Fourth Annual “Stock-to-Scholarship Challenge” is underway with more than 400 metro Detroit high students trading stocks online vying for a total of $8,500 in college scholarship money.

Each student was given a $100,000 stake on Feb. 16 from which to build their portfolio. They have until April 26 to earn as much as they can while trading on domestic stock markets. The student who earns the most in their account will win first place and $5,000. Second place winner will receive $2,000; third place earns $1,000; and the InvestWrite essay competition winner will receive $500 for college, a trip to New York, a laptop or $50 gift certificate.

The Top 10 leaders are:

1. Chuan Yue Li Troy, senior,Troy High School,  $ 105,964.09

2. Melissa Ciszewski, junior, Cabrini High School,  $ 103,116.82

3. Aaron Casey Salem, freshman High School, $ 102,431.54

4. Meghan Selvidge Utica Academy for International Studies,  $ 102,300.25

5. Jack Yardley, freshman, Farmington High School, $ 102,140.30

6. Jacob Stogiera, freshman, Saint Mary Catholic School,  $ 101,815.51

7. Dalton Wawro, freshman, Brother Rice High School, $ 101,749.27

8. Ali Shammout, seniorm Crestwood High School,  $ 101,559.12

9. Thomas Stolarczyk, senior, Walled Lake Northern High School, $ 101,531.04

10. Erin Michalik, freshman, Canton High School,  $ 101,516.98

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