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MHS biz students compete in financial challenge
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MONROE - A group of Monroe High School Business students recently participated in the 2011 National Financial Capability Challenge. The Challenge, which includes a 40-question online exam for high school students, helps teach young Americans about the important skills critical to securing a strong financial future, including saving, budgeting, and investing. Among those students who took the Challenge, six Monroe High School students were recognized as being ranked in the top ten percent nationwide: Austin Burandt, Sofia Larraga, Jeremy Line, Mitchell Marty, Sean Nack, and James White.Marty, White and Nack were recognized as the top-scoring students from Monroe High School, and Nack received additional recognition as he was one of 563 students nationally and one of only 44 in Wisconsin who earned a perfect score on the Challenge.During the 2010-2011 school year, more than 84,000 high school students from across the country participated in the Challenge which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Treasury.