A team from Capital High School recently took first place in the Washington State Stock Market Game.
The team included seniors Ben Driver, Kyle Lambert and Ryal McFarlane, and juniors Jessica Grey and Chris Haines.
The school’s business education teacher is Allison McFadden.
The game, designed for students in grades four to 12, is sponsored by the Washington Council on Economic Education. Teams are ranked by the return earned by their portfolio based on the performance of the S&P 500.
Capital High’s team earned a 22 percent return on their pretend portfolio, and ranked 33rd out of 4,489 teams in the country, according to an announcement by the school.lpemberton@ theolympian.com