Gates Chili Central School District recently earned the top spot in the Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York’s first JA Stock Market Challenge.
This immersive, team-based experience provides the tools to understand the importance of the stock market to the economy and each individual, all while being inspired by regional industry experts.
Six teams from Gates Chili competed in this challenge. These teams collectively came in first place, and the investment team of Kelsi Briggs, Melanie Luedetmoonsone, Andy Luong and Nayab Mesfun came in first place as an individual team.
JA of Central Upstate New York’s volunteer-delivered programs for students up to 12th grade foster work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential.