Max Bruening, 5th grader, won 1st place in the state of Ohio InvestWrite competition. Students in Dr. Alley's class competed in the national writing competition as part of the online stock market game. Max's winning essay was titled, "If I Owned Starbucks". The state competition is sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Economics Center and the national competition is sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Congratulations, Max!