Pleasant Hill, MO - March 7, 2016 by Melissa Stern
A local seventh grader got a big surprise Monday at a school assembly after winning first place in a national writing competition for her investing app.
The app is to help with long-term investing.
“I feel kind of special,” said Pleasant Hill middle school student Abby Teitelbaum, who invented the app for the contest held by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIMFA).
Her classmates erupted in applause and cheers for 13-year-old Abby when they found out she took the top prize in the national SIFMA Foundation InvestWrite competition in a surprise assembly.
“Didn't think I’d win,” a shocked Teitelbaum said........
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