Coaches Needed for Business Challenge II at Lakeshore Technical College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/22/2013

CLEVELAND, WI – 

The Junior Achievement Business Challenge II event will be held Tuesday March 12, at Lakeshore Technical College from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Volunteers for coaches are needed as registration is now open through March 1.

Open to all Manitowoc and Calumet County high school students, the JA-Business Challenge II allows teams of local high school students, coached by business volunteers, to become CEOs for a day through a computer-simulated business strategy tournament. Students must make their own business decisions regarding product pricing, marketing strategies, inventory levels, and research and development investments. This event is free, but is limited to the first 40 teams.

Winning teams will advance to the Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Statewide Business Challenge in April. Volunteer coaches are needed. No experience is necessary and training is available. To volunteer as a coach, please contact Jill Hennessey at jill.hennessey@gotoltc.edu. To register to compete, or inquire about sponsorship opportunities please call 920-458-0007 or email aneumann@jawis.org. Teams can also register at http://gotoltc.edu/events/juniorAchievement.php

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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