Palmerton Area 8th Grader Wins Spring Stock Market Challenge

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania (May 13, 2022)-

Congratulations to Aidan Winas, 8th Grader from St. John Neumann Regional School in Palmerton, PA for winning 1st Place in our Spring 2022 Stock Market Challenge! Students participated from multiple middle & high schools throughout Carbon County & Tamaqua, PA.

Students started the program with a hypothetical $100,000 portfolio to invest, and Aidan ended up with $105,916 in just a 10-week period! His prizes are a new HP Chromebook, $100 Amazon Gift Card and Award from MCT. Also pictured here with Aidan is MCT's Marty McGuire.

 StockMarketChallengeSpring2022WinnerOur Stock Market Challenge contest is available to all schools in Carbon County & the Tamaqua area and is operated by the Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy. Interested teachers can visit for details and future programs.

Mauch Chunk Trust Company was incorporated August 25, 1902 as the successor institution to the Second National Bank of Mauch Chunk, established in 1864. MCT remains a locally owned and managed independent community bank with its main office in Jim Thorpe, PA, and operates a total of 7 Community Offices & 1 Trust/Investment Office throughout Carbon and Schuylkill Counties, Pennsylvania. For more information about MCT, please visit






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