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UT Martin students complete TVA Investment Challenge


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. – UT MARTIN STUDENTS COMPLETE TVA INVESTMENT CHALLENGE – A group of seniors from the University of Tennessee at Martin’s College of Business and Global Affairs has completed the annual Tennessee Valley Authority’s Investment Challenge. TVA’s Investment Challenge is a partnership between TVA and 25 universities in its service territory that provides a real-world learning experience in portfolio management by allowing students to manage actual stock portfolios. Participating students also select classmates to receive the Kelly W. Murray Excellence in Portfolio Management Award. This award, created in honor of the late son of Dr. Sandra and Bill Murray, recognizes outstanding effort and dedication in managing the UT Martin TVA stock portfolio in conjunction with the investment challenge. This year’s recipients are Andrew Terrell, of Union City, and Emily McCartney, of Glencoe, Ala. Pictured after the TVA presentations are (l-r) Dr. Mahmoud Haddad, professor of finance; Terrell; Morgan Grisham, of Union City; Dallas Hunter, of Milan; Bill Murray, father of the late Kelly Murray; Tyler Stephenson, of Medina; Ryan Stevenson, of Milan; Reagan Brock, of Martin; Chris Hutcherson, of Martin; McCartney; McKenzie Bonetti, of Martin; Dr. Ross Dickens, dean, UT Martin College of Business and Global Affairs; and Mohammed Alamro, an international student living in Martin.


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