Education

2006

 

December 1, 2006

Prince George's Community College Wins Federal Reserve Bank's 2006 Interdistrict Community College Fed Challenge Competition

Baltimore, MD

Prince George's Community College, representing the Baltimore region has won the Federal Reserve Bank's first year pilot Community College Fed Challenge Competition. The teams delivered 20-minute presentations on monetary policy to Federal Reserve economists Andrew Bauer and Robert Jabaily as well as James Winder from Merrill Lynch. The teams were scored on content, teamwork, responses to questions, presentation, and style.

Prince George's Community College winners included students Steve Beaty, Denise Jackson, Anita Pitchford, John White, Trevor Young, and Allan Gadia (alternate).The team was coached by Professor Margaret Njoroge.


The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia. As part of the nation's central bank, we're one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that work together with the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors to strengthen the economy and our communities. We manage the nation's money supply to keep inflation low and help the economy grow. We also supervise and regulate financial institutions to help safeguard our nation's financial system and protect the integrity and efficiency of our payments system.

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