Upper School

Harker team reaches semifinals of Wharton Investment Competition

Last week, ninth graders Nicole Dean, Laya Sunkara, Cynthia Wang, Chelsea Xie and Ellie Zhou reached the semifinals of the 2024 Wharton Global High School Investment Competition, making them one of the top 50 teams in a competition that included more than 1,600 teams. The team, led by Zhou and advised by upper school economics teacher Dean Lizardo, has been tasked with preparing a video for the next stage of the competition, in which the remaining 50 teams are separated into five groups of 10 teams each. The Wharton Global Investment Competition is a stock market simulation game in which teams create a financial plan and investment portfolio for a potential client.

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