The DCG Team Pecunia Wins the Generation €uro Competition and is to Meet Draghi in Frankfurt, Germany

The winning DCG team Pecunia with governor Boštjan Vasle (on the rightmost side) in vice governor Primož Dolenc (on the leftmost side). ©The Bank of Slovenia

The team of the Diocesan Classical Gymnasium students with Amber Bervar, Tinkara Toplak, Vita Hrast, Jerneja Koren and Nik Smerkolj, is the winner of the Slovene part of The European Central Bank (ECB) international competition entitled Generation €uro. It took place on 28th March 2019 in the Bank of Slovenia, joining 21 teams from 11 Slovene high schools from all over the country.  This is the third win for the DCG team at this competition.

The competition offers an opportunity to the generation growing up with the concept of Euro, to learn about the monetary policy, its relationship with economy and broadens the knowledge of central banks functioning. The jury recognised in the team’s presentation profound and conceptual understanding of a rather complex problematics of the Eurozone monetary policy. As a reward, the DCG team will travel in May with their mentor, Tadej Rifel, Ph. D., and the representatives of the Bank of Slovenia to the ECB Seat in Frankfurt. There, Mario Draghi, the President of ECB, will congratulate the DCG team as well as all other winning teams form EU member countries. /Lily Schweiger Kotar/