WKHS Virtual Enterprise students win at Youth Business Summit | Business
Fourteen White Knoll High students recently traveled to New York City for the Youth Business Summit to compete in a variety of national and international events.
Ben Hutto placed second and Kennedy McGill placed third in the Global Business Challenge. For this event, students researched Schindler, a global manufacturer of elevators, escalators and moving walks, and teamed up with students from around the world to solve a case problem related to the company.
A team of students received a first-place award for booth design. Taylor Bolin, Matt Lewis and Kennedy McGill led the team that also included Karen Ayala, Brittany Buckner, Amanda Cline, Tiffany Cochran, Jim Harris, Ben Hutto, Jaime Luevano, Mary Carolyn Moore, Rico Rodriguez, Andy Roof and Luke Sox.
Another team won a First Place Honorable Mention in the sales pitch competition. Matt Lewis and Jaime Luevano led the team that also included Karen Ayala, Taylor Bolin, Brittany Buckner, Amanda Cline, Tiffany Cochran, Jim Harris, Ben Hutto, Mary Carolyn Moore, Kennedy McGill, Rico Rodriguez, Andy Roof and Luke Sox.
Tiffany Cochran was a semi-finalist in the catalog competition.
Dominic Galloway and Danielle Peer won First Place Honorable Mention for their website.
Dr. Carol Lynn Nute teaches the students at White Knoll High.