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UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA COLLEGE STUDENT HOLDS TOP SPOT IN GEORGIA IN AT&T COLLEGIATE INVESTMENT CHALLENGE

 UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA COLLEGE STUDENT HOLDS TOP SPOT IN GEORGIA
 IN AT&T COLLEGIATE INVESTMENT CHALLENGE
 ATLANTA, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With only two weeks left to trade in the AT&T Collegiate Investment Challenge, Chester Grablis has captured the top spot among participating Georgia college students.
 Grablis, a University of Georgia student with an account valued at $1,048,887.54, also ranks 19th out of more than 12,500 college students participating nationwide. Grablis has consistently ranked in the top 10 statewide since the competition began in November.
 Also, the University of Georgia moved up seven places and now ranks 27th out of nearly 900 participating colleges. Fifty-one students are competing and they have an average equity of $641,415.23. Northwest-Georgia High School also moved up seven places and now ranks 6th among participating high schools. They have five students participating with an average equity of $585,797.18.
 The Challenge is a nationwide educational stock market competition that recreates actual stock market trading without financial risk to the players. All of the participants began with a fictional brokerage account worth $500,000.
 Other top college and high school investors from Georgia are:
 COLLEGE ACCOUNT STATE NAT'L
 STUDENT COLLEGE VALUE RANK RANK
 Chester Grablis University of Ga. $1,048,887.54 1 19
 Ken Elder Troy State Univ. $1,006,071.03 2 28
 Andrew Conway Emory University $980,513.39 3 35
 Jeffery T. Ellis Georgia State Univ. $973,547.88 4 39
 Brooks Dorn University of Ga. $853,458.11 5 91
 Jay Martin Wilde University of Ga. $814,156.38 6 126
 Deborah Smith Ga. Institute of
 Technology $699,457.21 7 433
 Brigham Pyron Ga. State University $696,940.42 8 445
 Robert Bowden Mercer Univ. - Macon $679,055.06 9 558
 Mike Day West Georgia College $670,620.86 10 636
 HIGH SCHOOL ACCOUNT STATE NAT'L
 STUDENT CITY VALUE RANK RANK
 Aaron M. Edelheit Dunwoody $699,258.27 1 435
 Paul Cohen Atlanta $636,786.81 2 994
 Travis Pate Valdosta $620,709.65 3 1,245
 Marshall Yount Atlanta $618,367.94 4 1,283
 Todd Shiver Valdosta $588,955.96 5 1,944
 Kelly Rose Jones Atlanta $588,087.01 6 1,968
 Jeanna West Trenton $586,917.99 7 1,996
 Gregory P. Asman Dunwoody $580,676.51 8 2,181
 John Green Atlanta $574,132.27 9 2,389
 Donald Reveto Alpharetta $567,590.23 10 2,605
 The AT&T Collegiate Investment Challenge has offered its past 43,000 participants valuable experience and has helped several of them get job offers on the basis of their performance and understanding of the financial markets.
 Trading will stop at the closing bell on Feb. 28. Participants with the most valuable portfolios will win a variety of cash and merchandise prizes from AT&T, Texas Instruments, Delta Air Lines and Carnival's Crystal Palace.
 The competition is also sponsored by USA Today.
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