Stock-to-Scholarship Challenge Nears Deadline


BLOOMFIELD HILLS —  As the Bloomfield Hills Financial Fourth Annual Stock-to-Scholarship Challenge nears its April 26 deadline, 500 metro Detroit high students are hoping their final trades will put them in position to win a portion of $8,500 in college scholarship money.

Each student was provided a $100,000 stake from which to build their portfolio when the contest started Feb. 16 and the student who earns the most 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 chance for a trip to New York, a laptop or $50 gift certificate.

Here are where the Top 10 students stand as of today.

1. Kevin Li, Troy High School, $122,171.03

2. Rida Khatib, Dearborn High School,  $110,553.61

3. Dalton Wawro, Brother Rice High School, $110,349.77

4. Joshua Lichtman, Berkley High School, $106,855.31

5. Emily Lindbloom, Plymouth High School,  $106,829.48

6. Sarah Mostofizadeh, Groves High School,  $105,412.02

7. Brock Appleby, Bloomfield Hills High School, $105,108.40

8. Thomas Stolarczyk, Walled Lake Northern High School, $104,938.14

9. Trevor Stiddom, Canton High School,  $104,112.72

10. Nihar Pandya, Salem High School, $103,052.05