A team of students from Rice University took first place and the grand prize of $5,000 at this year's Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. The competition took place at the Freeman School on April 17.
A team representing Vanderbilt took second place and a prize of $3,000, and a team from Emory took third place and a prize of $2,000.
Other schools participating in this year's competition were University of North Carolina, University of South Carolina, Georgia Tech and Tulane.
The case chosen for this year's competition focused on a geological...