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Tremendous return
Monroe ninth-graders Dan Baker, left, and McKenzy Foley recently took first place in a statewide virtual stock market game beating out 1,269 other teams. Their prize was an all-expenses-paid trip last week to New York City, funded by Economics Wisconsin, a nonprofit organization that encourages financial literacy. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - A team of two ninth-graders at Monroe High School beat out 1,269 other teams across the state this spring in a virtual stock market game by earning more than 37 percent return on a hypothetical $100,000 investment.