|YEA! students await their turn to present their business plan to investors.|
|Investor, Dan Crumpton, questions a|
Student businesses included Flight T.V., an internet broadcasting company that is focused on high school sports. Flight T.V. is owned and operated by Ed'Ricus Williams and Tianca Evans. Tyjah's TLC is owned by Tyjah Hill and is a business that provides child care at special events. Higher Emphasis is a decorating service owned by Aquala Pritchard. Cortez Wentz and Tobias Wentz also presented the business plan for their company, Exposure. Exposure produces highlight films for high school athletes. Matthews Peters presented his business plan for Image-N-Nation, a business that sells orginal artwork. The final presentors of the day were Quantesha Boykin and Deborah Spence pitching their plan for Dupree's Cleaning Services.
The investors were also given the task of choosing one business to represent Warren County at a national gathering of student entrepreneurs. Tyjah Hill was chosen to receive an all expense paid trip to the University of Rochester and will present her business plan at the yearly Saunders Scholars Bright Ideas Business Plan Competition. At the competition, students will compete for scholarship money as well as the opportunity to present their business at Imagine RIT: Festival of Innovation.
|WCHS teacher, Scott Swann|
Students will now begin work implementing their business plans. Each student went to work during class the next day to develop lists of potential suppliers and customers. They also began work on plans to contact potential customers.