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2017 Student Case Competition

2017 Mid Atlantic District Student Case Competition Results

The APICS Mid Atlantic District hosted its eighth annual student case competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 24 and 25, 2017. In November, using “The Fresh Connection” (FTC) web-based value chain simulation, 22 teams from 10 district universities began virtual preliminary competition rounds. The final round included the top five teams presenting to chapter leaders during the Mid Atlantic District meeting. TFC has been experienced by more 10,000 professionals in 500 companies and over 100 universities around the world.

Congratulations to University of Pittsburgh for winning the competition. The team will represent the Mid Atlantic District this October in San Antonio, Texas at the APICS 2017 International Student Case Competition. University of Maryland teams took second and third place.


First Place: University of Pittsburgh L to R: Varun Ajmani, Priyank Khanna, Dr. Parkash Mirchandani (advisor), Anirudh Kothari, Visal Anand


Second Place: University of Maryland L to R: Hailong He, Shuxuan Zhao, Wei Zhang, Weiguang Zeng


Third Place: University of Maryland L to R: Caijun Zhong, Xuejing Sun, Jiahui Wu, Qiuyan Chen