Laguna Beach High School student James Fast’s fascination with economics and politics led him to invite U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher as a guest speaker to his AP government class.
Fast and his classmates participated in the 14-week Capitol Hill Challenge, where they invested a hypothetical $100,000 in public securities to learn how the nation’s policies influence capital markets and investment returns.
“This was a unique opportunity for students to interact directly with the concepts they were learning about in their course work,” teacher Mark Alvarez said in a district statement.
Rohrabacher, a Republican from Huntington Beach, described his path to politics, which began when he was a teenager. He also described his role on the House foreign affairs and science and technology committees.
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