Ticonderoga High School business students successfully participated in the 19th annual High School Business Day at SUNY Adirondack. Ti students had six top-five finishes. It’s the best finish in Ticonderoga’s six years of participation.
Ti students had six top-five finishes. It’s the best finish in Ticonderoga’s six years of participation.
The event had 14 schools and more than 300 students participating from the Southern Adirondack region. Students compete by taking 30 minute tests in subject areas ranging from accounting to business law to financial literacy and marketing. There is also a team competition as well as competitions in CISCO and PC Assembly.
Ti’s six top-five finishes were only exceeded by Granville with 14, Saratoga Springs with 8 and Ballston Spa, South Glens Falls, and Queensbury with 7.
Leading Ticonderoga were Steven Bussey, fourth place in accounting; Anita Zhang, third place in business communications; Adam Geiser, fourth place in business law; Megan Campney, second place in financial literacy; Lexi Moore, fourth place in financial literacy; and the team of Joe Gonyeau, Adam Geiser, Anita Zhang and Allen Zhang, third place in team competition.
Other students competing for Ti were Zeshan Afzal, Rebecca Friedman, Karney Manning, Shane Swinton and Nicole Trudeau.
Most participants are members of the Ticonderoga Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). The club adviser is Bill Morse, business teacher who is a member of the Adirondack Business Educators, which planned and coordinated the event at SUNY Adirondack.