RHS Makes Great Showing at State FICB Finals
Rhinelander took three teams to the state Financial and Investment Challenge Bowl (FICB) in Milwaukee on Wednesday, April 27. Sixteen teams from across the state competed in a live, college bowl style tournament consisting of 30 questions. The questions focused on a range of finance-
Alison Kubeny, Bryce Young, Andrew Padgett, and Max Holperin made Rhinelander’s Team I. Jeff Chizever, Mitchell Modic, and Jacob Piesecki competed at State as Team II. The third team consisted of Adam Mueller, Henry Kipper, and Jon Fox.
For the first competitive round, RHS Team I competed against Marshfield and won 125-
Rhinelander’s coach Pat Kubeny said that he thought Rhinelander had a good shot to be in the Final Four, but had hoped for Rhinelander to make it into the Championship Round. “I’ve gone to state with Rhinelander for several years now, but we’ve never gotten past the Final Four.” he said. He expressed a lot of enthusiasm for Rhinelander being able to take three teams to state. “This year, taking three teams to state was a fluke, but I certainly hope to be able get first and second at the Northwoods region again.”
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Monroe High School prevails in state Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl
Monroe High School defeated Sauk Prairie High School, 170-
The Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl is a financial literacy program for high school students, teaching a wide range of financial literacy topics that align with Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Personal Finance as well as the Jumpstart National Standards. The FICB culminates in a live, college-
Pictured above, left to right, are: David Mancl, Executive Director of DFI's Office of Financial Literacy; Richard Entenmann, President of Asset Builders of America; and members of Monroe team: Silas Setterstrom; Sam Nicholson; Jack Sabatke; Bishop Yoder; teacher Sherri Hendrickson; and Dominick Curtiss.