Haywood Community College’s Investment Club recently announced the winners of the 2014-15 Stock Market Contest. In the student category, Business Administration student Cathy Ruth claimed first place. She achieved a return of 14.0% during the mid-October 2014 through early May 2, 2015 period. Ruth received $150 as the prize. Second place in the student category was awarded to Accounting student Julie Smith-Crowe who earned a return of 11.1%. She won $100. Third place went to Professional Crafts Clay student Tonya Baker with a 7.7% return. She was awarded $50. The winner of the faculty/staff contest was Computer Technician Shauna Britt, with a return of 15.3%. She won a gift certificate. All prizes were provided by the HCC Foundation.