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Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) visited Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit, meeting with students to discuss the presidential election, current events and other issues before Congress.

While on campus, Lance congratulated students who participated in the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Foundation annual Stock Market Game and Capitol Hill Challenge.

The SIFMA Foundation organizes the national contest in an effort to give students the necessary tools to build a solid foundation so they can one day achieve their financial goals. The curriculum-based program sees student teams, in grades 4-12, learning about the global marketplace and long-term saving and investing fundamentals by using a hypothetical brokerage account.

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