Peru State will host 45th Annual High School Business Contest

Peru State will host 45th Annual High School Business Contest

Peru, Nebraska– For the 45th year, Peru State College will host the Annual High School Business Contest on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

More than 400 students from Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas high schools are scheduled to compete for scholarships and awards. Students and business instructors are invited to a general assembly meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Al Wheeler Activity Center. At the end of the contest, an awards ceremony will take place at 1:15 p.m. in the AWAC for final announcements and awards. Members of Phi Beta Lambda will hand out snacks after the awards assembly.

Competitions will be held in 16 different disciplines, including accounting, advanced accounting, business communications, business ethics, business law, business math, computer concepts, economics, entrepreneurship, introduction to business, job interview, keyboarding (skills), marketing, personal finance, web page design, and word processing.

First-place winners in each of the 16 categories will be awarded $500 tuition scholarships for on-campus classes to Peru State. Medals will be awarded to first through fifth place winners.

For more information on the Business Contest’s events, visit www.peru.edu/professionalstudies/businesscontest or contact Lisa Parriott at lparriott@peru.edu or (402) 872-2273.

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Ashley Peiman contributed to this release.