Students participate in the Cochrane Summer Economic Institute, an intensive program that partners learning about the economy and entrepreneurship through a series of workshops by local business leaders and Collegiate faculty with an immersive group internship. Read More
The Cougar Savings Club, which is operated 4th Graders, is open for business to all students JK-4th. Student bankers welcome fellow Lower Schoolers to create new accounts or add funds to existing ones. The bank helps students develop economic literacy and build responsible money habits as well as gain confidence in performing tasks such as calculation and customer service.
The 5th Grade’s Stock Market Game mimics real-world economics as students use an online program to make connections between math, business, economics and social studies while focusing on the importance of long-term saving and investing.
The Darr-Davis Endowment Fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. J.Harwood Cochrane in memory of Susan Darr and Catherine Davis. The fund serves as an endowment with the investments directed by students, and the income used to fund student activities through a student-led grant allocation process. The goals of the Darr-Davis Investment Clubare to increase the amount of money in the Darr-Davis fund and fairly distribute the money between non-athletic and non-social clubs.