Rhinelander High School qualified two teams for the Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl (FICB) state finals at the third annual Northwoods Regional at Nicolet College in Rhinelander March 25. The FICB is a live, college-bowl tournament where teams compete to determine regional champions to compete in the statewide finals to be held at Manpower world headquarters in Milwaukee next month. Several teams from Northland Pines (consolation winner), Three Lakes and Crandon also participated in the event this year.
This is the first time Rhinelander has qualified two teams for the state finals by winning both first and second place. The second place team is Riley Aschenbrenner, Morgan Blaser, Brianna Gilbert, and Max Holperin. The first place team of the Northwoods regional is Michael Anderson, Brendan McGuire, Scott Sedlacek and Megan Haug. These two teams will compete against the other regional winners from around the state of Wisconsin. Those teams include Neenah High School, Oshkosh North High School,DC Everest High School, Stanley-Boyd High School, two teams from Wilmot Union High School, Madison LaFollette High School, Monroe High School, Milwaukee Pius Xl High School, and Cudahy High School.