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Edmonds College students to resolve real-life ethical dilemmas in 5th Ethics Challenge


Sixteen students will compete in Edmonds College’s fifth Ethics Challenge, held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the college's Black Box Theatre.


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Edmonds College students participate in a previous Ethics Challenge.

The challenge has a quiz show format and teaches ethics through the analysis of real-life scenarios. Each team — using teamwork, communication, and critical thinking skills — will be given seven minutes to discuss its given scenario and three minutes to present solutions. Judges will include community members, Edmonds College faculty, and State Farm representatives.

The event is free and open to the public. Preregister online. Please have your confirmation email ready to show at the door. If you are a student or employee, please bring your EdPass. Community members and those without an EdPass must show a photo ID and either a COVID-19 vaccine card or a negative test from an approved provider that was done within 72 hours of the event. Masking will be required for all audience members.

The student teams are:

Hospitality and Tourism: Lalou Calamusa, Manisha Resnik, Soomin Song, Katsiaryna Gorenko

Business DTA/Business Management: Aldo Javier Jimenez, Aidan Markey, Arijeet Singh, Audrey Loemongga Silalahi

Project Management Certificate/Business Management ATA): Suzi Ibach, Emma Ruth Ramos, Andrea Boyd, Sasan Naghieh

Center for Student Engagement and Leadership CSEL): Frederick Kusumo, Posma Salomo Joy Nielsen, Sadie Szeto, Grace Griffin

Three students are also standing by as alternates: Wendy Bannister, Betelihem Emhazion, and Jovanni Lopez Murillo.

The Ethics Challenge is sponsored by the college and the following State Farm insurance agents:


James Banks

Sales Leader


Bothell, WA

Olivia Crelencia


Seattle, WA

Katherine Dovinh


Lynnwood, WA

Tony Edwards

(425) 337-4800

Everett, WA

Barry Glenn 

(425) 483-6300

Bothell, WA

Chris Jones


Bothell, WA

Matt Martin

(425) 743-2600

Mukilteo, WA

Becky Schuler

(425) 742-8700

Lynnwood, WA

Susie Smith


Lynnwood, WA

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