National Economic Challenge 2015

CNBC’s Steve Liesman Covers CEE’s 15th National Economics Challenge

The Council for Economic Education’s 15th National Economics Challenge finals were held in NYC on Monday. Over 10,500 students participated nationwide, with only 32 making it to the finals and only 16 to the final quiz bowl round, hosted by Steve Liesman, CNBC’s senior economics reporter. The final round was covered live on CNBC’s Power Lunch and CNBC’s Nightly Business Report on PBS featured it as well.

CNBC Power Lunch

CNBC Nightly News Report

Please join us in congratulating the winning teams. To learn more about each team check out our Facebook page.

Adam Smith Division:

First Place: Mounds View High School, Arden Hills, Minnesota
Team Members: Abraham Chen, Emily Ruan, Samuel Rush and Jacob Weightman
Coach: Martha Rush


Second Place: Carmel High School, Carmel, Indiana

Third Place: Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts

Fourth Place: The Harker School, San Jose, California

David Ricardo Division:


First Place: Homestead High School, Cupertino, California
Team Members: Richard Chen, Kazu Kogachi, Steven McDonald and Erik Yang
Coach: Christy Heaton


Second Place: Carmel High School, Carmel, Indiana

Third Place: Iolani High School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Fourth Place: Charter School of Delaware, Wilmington Delaware

If you would like students in your local high school to participate, you, a teacher or a principal can contact Rosanna Castillo. They can learn more about the Challenge on our website.


POSTED: May 20, 2015 | BY: Annamarie Cerreta | TAGS: , , , , ,

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