by Mr. John Bodley, Fed Challenge Coach & Upper School History Dep't Chair
The Fed Challenge team opened their season on Wednesday, April 1 at the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve. Fed Challenge is an economic competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States. Team members are Lillie Cartwright '10, Wes Clagett '09, Felix Hong '09, Logan McNamara '09, Ben Montgomery '09, Amanda Roche '09, and Kelsey Woodell '10. The team, posing as the Fedís Open Market Committee, delivers a 15 minute presentation with an analysis of the economy, followed by a policy recommendation. After the presentation, the team must defend their position during a fifteen minute question and answer period. The winner in Baltimore will advance to the Richmond 5th District competition on April 14.