By Rosalind Russell – High school students from Espanola and Greater Sudbury, over 60 in all, took part in Cambrian College’s first-ever High School Business Case Study competition held this week.
The Dean of the Schools of Business, IT, and Media Art & Design, Dr. Parvinder Arora, says the competition was a great way for students to experience the possibilities of working the world of business, not only analyzing a business case, but problem-solving and coming up with creative solutions.
She adds the students, set up in teams of four, competed for eight $500 scholarships provide by KPMG with two Sudbury school teams taking top honours.
Dr. Arora adds the inaugural event was such a success, it will be now hosted as an annual gathering hosted by Cambrian College.
Photos: Cambrian College held its first-ever High School Business Case Study Competition. Winning the Grade 9-10 category was Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School (left to right): Dr. Parvinder Arora, Dean of Cambrian’s School of Business; Audrey Kawa, John Contini, Macy Crowder, Thomas Arsenault, Kyle Ellis, KPMG; Dr. Paula Gouveia, Cambrian Vice-President Academic.
Winning the Grade 11-12 category was Lockerby Composite School: (left to right): Shawn Poland, Cambrian College Interim President; Kyle Ellis, KPMG; Jiaqi Li, Atharva Patel, Noah Volpini, Hannah Depatie, Dr. Paula Gouveia, Cambrian Vice-President Academic; Dr. Parvinder Arora, Dean of Cambrian’s School of Business.
More than 60 Grade high school students from Greater Sudbury and Espanola were on campus for Cambrian College’s first-ever High School Business Case Study Competition held this week.