Tuesday, November 24, 2015

COBI hosts 20 area high schools for JA Challenge

On November 13 The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation welcomed 60 high school students from 20 area high schools as they participated in the JA Business Challenge.

Using the JA Titan business simulation program, the teams had a series of decisions to make as CEOs of the competitive, technologically advanced industry of the Holo-Generator, all with the goal of winning scholarships.

Participating high schools were Anthony Wayne, Archbold, Bryan, Central Catholic, Defiance, Margaretta, Maumee Valley Country Day, Northview, Notre Dame Academy, Oak Harbor, Penta Career Center, Perkins, Perrysburg, St. Francis de Sales, Start, Swanton, Southview, Tinora, Toledo Technology Academy, and Vermillion.

Several area businesses provided mentors to the teams, including O-I, Owens Corning, First Solar, Eaton, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, Toledo Molding and Die, EY, KeyBank and The Andersons.

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