POLO – Don Reece’s economic class at Polo Community High School finished in 25th place out of 2,417 teams across the country in the H&R Block Budget Challenge.
The event lasted Feb. 9-April 20. This was a simulation that had students trying to keep a budget while paying bills and saving for retirement.
Special recognition went to the following students who were ranked as individuals in the challenge. These rankings are out of about 60,000 students nationwide. Ahleah Lopez ranked 283; Justine Grozny 1,187; Zandrea Yingling 1,529; Fabian Calderon 1,603; Mason Wright 1,707; Brenner Bushman 1,919; and Hannah Hobbs 2,286.