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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Monday, May 23, 2011

WHS senior wins first place nationally for InvestWrite essay

Jack Alexander won first place in a national writing contest. Photo courtesy WHS.
Jack Alexander, a senior at Wayzata High School, won first place in the state and national SIFMA Foundation's InvestWrite student essay competition, sponsored by the SIFMA Foundation and SIFMA member firms at the Best Prep awards event.

Alexander will be awarded with a "Wall Street Experience" and he will travel to New York City this summer for three days where he will visit financial landmarks and even go on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Best Prep is a statewide, nonprofit organization with a mission to best prepare Minnesota students with business, career and financial literacy skills through experiences that inspire success in work and life. The SIFMA Foundation is proud to partner with Best Prep to deliver The Stock Market Game and InvestWrite in Minnesota.

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