High School Business Challenge
A business model competition where high school students present their business plan for a new product, service, or expansion of a current business. Teams of 2-5 will compete against other teams by submitting a video presentation by March 1st. The panel of judges will be comprised of business leaders in the Russellville community. The winning team from each high school will participate in the finale at Arkansas Tech. Each team invited to attend the finale will also receive a coaching session prior to the event from a member of the ATU campus or local community. Please submit your completed application to Angie Bell, Coordinator of Student Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teams will compete for a grand prize of $500 on April 4th at Arkansas Tech.
Application Deadline: February 1st
Preliminary Competition: Video Presentations due March 1st
Coaching Sessions: March 11th-14th
Finale: April 4th, 2024 @ 10:00 AM, ATU Doc Bryan Lecture Hall
1st Place Winner - Individual Division
1st Place Winner - Team Division
Emma Mitchell & Skyler Wooldridge (not pictured)
2nd Place Winner - Individual Division
2nd Place Winner - Team Division
Jacob Cottengim, Kylie Andrews, Cadence Webster, Jackson Jones