🏆 The Virginia Council on Economic Education is thrilled to reveal the winners of the 2023 Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance!

In this prestigious annual competition, high school students from across the Commonwealth showcased their expertise in economics and personal finance. We witnessed remarkable knowledge and outstanding performances. Without further ado, let’s unveil the champions in each division:

Personal Finance Challenge: Congratulations to Team DMV’s Finest from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, guided by their exceptional teacher advisor, Jane Iyengar. The winning team members are Nikhil Chintalapati, Jay Rachakonda, Siddhartha Rangavajjula, and Jay Rajurkar. Your hard work and dedication have earned you the title of 2023 Virginia State Champions!

David Ricardo Economics Challenge: A round of applause for Team Populus – 2 from Populus Academy, under the guidance of their talented teacher advisor, Changxin Yang! The victorious team members are Joey Zeng, Daniel Liu, Zihan Zhu, and Edqin Zhao. Your exceptional performance has secured your place as the 2023 Virginia State Champions!

Adam Smith Economics Challenge: We applaud Team Hayek from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, led by their remarkable teacher advisor, Malhaz Jibladze! The triumphant team members are Jawand Singh, Jean Lavine du Cadet, Alexander O’Quinn, and Daniel Sprintson. Your incredible efforts have made you the 2023 Virginia State Champions!

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the teachers and student competitors who participated in this exhilarating event. Your dedication, knowledge, and passion for economics and personal finance are truly commendable. Best of luck in the upcoming national championships! 🌍🏆 #GovernorsChallenge2023 #VirginiaStateChampions