Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Pasco’s Young Entrepreneurs Hope to Win Big at Competition Finals
Who: Students from the business and entrepreneurship principles program, the Office for Career and Technical Education, Career Source Pasco/Hernando, the Pasco Education Foundation, the Pasco Economic Development Council, the USF Stavros Center, and Pasco SCORE
What: Pasco’s Young Entrepreneurs Finals
When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 25
Where: Land O’ Lakes High School Academy of Culinary Arts, 20325 Gator Lane in Land O’ Lakes
Why: Students will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of expert judges and a chance to be Pasco County’s Future Entrepreneur.
How: The finalists from each of the participating high schools will present their business idea in a traditional slideshow format to a live audience and panel of judges — startup experts representing Pasco County and the Tampa Bay region.
Student(s)-Justin Hall, Katelyn Ortiz Product-Wallet Bug School-Sunlake High School
Student-Jackson Rossi Product-Brij School-J.W. Mitchell High School
Student-Taylor Townsend Product-SafeRide School-River Ridge High School
Student-Timothy Hernandez Product-CPRGo School-Zephyrhills High School
Student-Alex Violini Product-Go-Tek School-Ridgewood High School
Student-Hannah White Product-Customizable Planner School-Pasco High School
Grand prizes will be awarded to the top three students — first place: $2,500; second place: $1,000; third place: $500. For more information, contact the Office for Career and Technical Education at (813) 794-2211.