The 2020 RI Econ Challenge results are in! We are pleased to announce the following RI schools to be recognized with awards:
Adam Smith division
1st Place East Greenwich High. Team EG7 won 1st place Adam Smith state title for their school with high score 860. Congratulations to Suraj Sait, Morgan Prior, Brant Wei, and Andy Babb. Teacher Tim McPartlin
2nd Place West Warwick High. Team VHBC won 2nd place Adam Smith state title for their school. Congratulations to Virsavia Goretoy, Hannah Cyr, Baley Waterman, and Cayla LaCroix. Teacher Marc LeBlanc.
3rd Place La Salle Academy. Team One More Month won 3rd place Adam Smith state title for their school. Congratulations to Dominic Martin, Elijah Kennedy, and Henry Johnson. Teacher Michael McParlin.
4th Place, Scituate High. Team US Steel won 4th place Adam Smith state title for their school. Congratulations to Brenden Machowski, Sophia D’Antuono, Ethan Carlson, and Steven Venditelli. Teacher Dennis Ballou.
David Ricardo division
1st Place Johnston High School. Team Level 2 won 1st place David Ricardo state title for their school with high score 410. Congratulations to Sophie Cardullo, Abigail Clesas, Julia Costa, and Stephanie Lindo. Teacher Debra Smyth.
2nd Place Woonsocket High School. Team 63A won 2nd place David Ricardo state title for their school. Congratulations to Mason R., Mina R. and Christopher G. Teacher Robert Gruetzke.
Milton Friedman division (Middle School)
1st Place Cole Middle School. Team Cole 1 won 1st place Milton Friedman state title for their school with high score 490. Congratulations to Brianna Hartman, Beckett Nutting, and Andrew Connelly. Teacher Ellise Wolff.
The 1st place RI Econ Challenge teams from East Greenwich High (Adam Smith division winner) and Johnston High (David Ricardo division winner) went on to represent our state at the semi-Finals of the National Economics Challenge online competition. East Greenwich High then advanced to becoming one of the top 12 teams in the country to compete in the Nationals on May 14, 2020. https://www.councilforeconed.org/2020/05/05/recap-2020-national-personal-finance-challenge/ We appreciate their efforts to showcase their economic education expertise on behalf of the state of Rhode Island.
Finally, we would like to thank CFA Society Providence for their generous sponsorship of the 2020 RI Econ Challenge, which allows us to offer the Challenge online every year free of charge to all RI high schools and middle schools. CFA Society Providence’s ongoing, annual support has empowered RI teachers and students to achieve higher levels of economic and financial literacy in all aspects of their lives.