Area students attend business simulation
More than 1,200 high school juniors and seniors attended the 23rd annual Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week, a business simulation at Lycoming College in Williamsport.
The students divided into imaginary companies, which they named FAXination for fax machine manufacturers and Atomic Sheep for a lawn mower company. They then determined selling prices, marketing costs, production budgets and marketing strategies.
Local participants included:
Local businesses and organizations that funded the students' involvement included Comcast Cablevision, Commercial National Bank, Kennametal Inc./Kennametal Foundation, the Kiwanis Club of Ligonier Valley, the McFeely-Rogers Foundation, the Philip M. McKenna Foundation Inc., Timken Latrobe Steel Company, Eberly Foundation, First Commonwealth Bank, Gorell Enterprises Inc., Midwest Generation and Royal Oil and Gas Corp.