Introducing the 2022 Semifinalists in the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition

by Diana Drake

The Wharton Global Youth Program team has arrived at one of our favorite times of the year!

We’re excited to announce the Top 50 Semifinalist Teams in our annual Wharton Global High School Investment Competition, which this year kicked off in late September 2021.

Following the end of trading, the Wharton Global Youth Program received nearly 1,300 final reports on December 13 from students hailing from 64 countries, making this the largest competition to date.

After careful consideration by our internal reviewers and a group of professional asset managers from Aberdeen Standard Investments, we have selected this year’s strongest teams.

The top 50 teams advancing to the 2022 Semifinal round of the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition are:

Amity Spartans: Amity Regional High School, U.S.
Philips Academy Andover and Davidson Academy, U.S.
NCPA, Northeast Yucai High School and Fegtai School of the High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China, China
BAKA Co.: Shady Side Academy, Pascack Hills High School, J.R. Masterman, Plano West Senior High School, Thomas Jefferson High School and Gilman School, U.S.
Best of the Bests: Wellington College International Tianjin, Beijing Huijia Private School, Beijing No.80 High School, Princeton High School, Toronto French School and Beijing National Day School, China, Canada and U.S.
Brazen Bulls: American Heritage School (Plantation), Central Peel Secondary School and Phillips Academy, U.S.
Castor: St. George’s School, York House School and St. John’s School, Canada
Centsible Investments: Westwood High School, U.S.
Chicken Stock: Livingston High School, U.S.
Chimera Capital: Phillips Exeter Academy, U.S.
Comrades: National Public School HSR and Delhi Public School Khajaguda, India
Crepusculo Capital: Raffles Institution, Singapore
Cygne Noir: Beijing Haidian Kaiwen Academy, China
Deficit Demolishers-aa1: Ralli International School and Somerville School, Vasundhra Enclave Delhi, India
DMV’s Finest: Private Team, U.S.
Do Good-Do Well: Episcopal Academy, Princeton High School, Radnor High School and Downingtown East High School, U.S.
Drowning Tuna: Island School and Dulwich College Seoul, Hong Kong (SAR) and South Korea
Eagle Dive: Yali High School, Hinsdale Central High School, Yiya High School, Wuhan Britain-China School, Nanjing Foreign Language School, St. Alban’s School and Beijing National Day School, China and U.S.
Emerald Capital: Tesla STEM High School, U.S.
Financial Miners: Indian Language School, Nigeria
Gryphon Group: Brisbane State High School, Australia
Harrow: Harrow International School Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
Knights-e25: West Windsor Plainsboro High School, U.S.
Lasagna Investments: The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China, China
M&R Investments: Marvin Ridge High School, U.S.
Marigold-BlackHorse: Dulwich College Beijing, Keystone Academy and BIBS, China
MATADORS-0F1: Miramonte High School, Horace Mann High School and College Preparatory School, U.S.
MGCI-601: Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute, Canada
Midas Touch Stonks: Havergal College, Dana Hall School, Yorba Linda High School, Elgin Park Secondary, Jericho High School, The Peddie School and UWCSEA (United World College South East Asia), Canada, Singapore and U.S.
NPSH Capital: National Public School HSR Layout, India
Orion Investments: Amity International School Noida, India
Parnassa Capital: Ramaz Upper School, U.S.
Penguin Investments: Modern Delhi Public School Faridabad, India
Proctor Investments: Bangkok Prep International School, Thailand
r/stonks: Shiv Nadar School, Noida, India
Radiant Investment: Crofton House School, Canada
Sailing to Success: BASIS Mesa, Hamilton High School, Arizona College Prep High School, Dobson High School and Desert Vista High School, U.S.
SHS Maroon Money: Scarsdale High School, U.S.
Sky Investments: Bergen County Academies, U.S.
Stonk Monkes: Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Iowa City West High School, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School and St. John’s School, Canada and U.S.
Tark Asset Management Company: NES International School and R.N. Podar School, India
Team Inspire: Lexington High School, Singapore American School and Noble and Greenough School, Singapore and U.S.
Teatdee Capital: Bi Academy, The Ethel Walker School, Changjun High School of Changsha, Wuxi No.1 Senior High School, Wuxi Big Bridge Academy, Hangzhou Foreign Language School and Zhengzhou Foreign Language School, China and U.S.
TempusEP: Baldwin School of Puerto Rico, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lexington High School, LA Unified, Puerto Rico and U.S.
The Penny-wise Group: Lexington High School, U.S.
V: Kristin School, New Zealand
Wall Street Jim: SUIS Gubei, YK PAO School, Berkshire School, China and U.S.
Windblume Analysts: Lambert High School, Julia R. Masterman, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Leigh High School and The Kinkaid School, U.S.
WithoutDelay: St. Paul’s Co-educational College, Hong Kong (SAR)
Wu-Tang Capital: Global Jaya School, Indonesia

On behalf of our Global Youth team and this year’s competition sponsor, Citi, congratulations to the 2022 semifinalists!

And to all the thousands of competing students and advisors, we appreciate your time, energy and enthusiasm for this year’s Wharton Global High School Investment Competition. Those of you who submitted final reports should have received surveys to tell us the highs and lows of your competition journeys. Please fill them out, so we can continue to build a fun, educational and engaging competition experience.

We hope you will check back here, as well as read our monthly newsletter, to stay connected to Wharton Global Youth and to follow the progress of the top teams as they compete virtually in the semifinals in March 2022 to determine which 10 teams will move on to the Global Finale in April. And don’t forget to check out our growing collection of Meet the Experts videos recorded throughout the competition for on-demand conversations with top professionals in finance and entrepreneurship.

Wherever your post-competition journey leads you…happy investing!