Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - In a statement released by the university, Auburn’s MBA program received third place in a two-day competition against some of the nation’s top graduate business programs in the 12th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership.

Students Julia Domanico, Veronica Elder, Francisca Norregard and Caroline Harrell represented Auburn, earning the student team $1,000.

The competition required students to formulate recommendations to present to judges in 24 hours based on cases assigned on the first day.

“It was an incredible honor to represent Auburn University and the Harbert College of Business and show what our MBA students are capable of,” said Harrell. “It’s an intense experience, but we had fun and worked well together. I’m proud of what we accomplished.”

The University of Georgia took second place with Brigham Young University taking first.