BHS students compete in JA Investor Challenge

posted Nov 11, 2019, 6:20 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated Nov 11, 2019, 6:20 AM ]
Students in the BHS Business program took members of their Stock Market Club to compete in a Junior Achievement-sponsored event called the JA Investor ChallengeStudents traveled with their teachers Justin Olinghouse and Jerry Gray to Tulsa Tech where the competition was held on a giant trading floor.

The event consists of a simulated stock market where each team starts with $500,000 and has to out-invest 39 other teams over a simulated 60 days of stock market action. They are given news reports and other tips throughout the event to help determine which stocks to buy and sell, and when to do so.

BHS had two teams that competed and both teams placed in the top 15.
  • Charles Luster
  • Dallas Sharpton
  • Nexcer Aguilar
  • Jodan Perrigo
  • Jace Paden
  • Jack Dixon
  • Reid Crawley
  • Jessica Carithers
  • Jaxon Glenn
JA Investor Challenge
BHS Stock Market Club members who competed in the JA Investor Challenge

JA Investor Challenge Trading Floor
Students on the JA Investor Challenge trading floor