Finance Whiz-Kids to Compete in State Contest
Posted on 04/04/2017
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Teams from Freedom, Patriot, and Woodbridge High Schools will be going to Richmond on April 26 to compete in the final round of the Governor’s Economics and Personal Finance Challenge at Virginia Commonwealth University, thanks to their outstanding performance at Regionals.

The Woodbridge High School team of Aria Austin, Chris Sullivan, and Chris Cespedes and the Freedom High School team of Krista Scott, Cindy Boateng, Hillary Amponsah, and Kevin Osei-Asamoah secured their trip to the state competition by capturing first place in regional's led by teachers Kristi Peschka (Woodbridge) and Bruce Pearson (Freedom).

The Patriot team also excelled in the economics test, garnering an invitation to compete. Patriot High School team members are Ryan Denholm, Andrew Bundens, Ryan Ferris, and Harold Canizales-Casiano, led by teacher Jill Cahill.

Congratulations to all of these students for their outstanding achievements.