FMI Scholars Connor Carey (’16), Michael Ferguson (’16) and Michael Shepard (’17) represented MSU in the Wall Street Journal Challenge hosted by Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas on February 26-28, 2016. These students read The Wall Street Journal in detail for the five weeks leading up to the competition.

FMI Scholars Team Photo

(From Left to Right) Michael Ferguson, Connor Carey and Michael Shepard with team coach Helen Dashney at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School

In the Team Challenge, the trio competed against nine other teams including the University of Michigan, the University of Kentucky, the University of Arizona, and Ohio State University which took first-place honors. During the event’s Individual Challenge, the students tested their knowledge in written quizzes. This is the ninth year that a team of FMI scholars has represented MSU in this competition and its predecessor event held at OSU.