The 2016 Veale Business Plan Competition is underway for 10 high schools in the Forum. Their second annual competition, Walsh Jesuit High School welcomed judges, parents, and school faculty on February 17, 2016 to hear the business ideas of Walsh students.
Experiencing entrepreneurship and executing on an idea is something all of the Walsh competitors will carry with them for life. Let’s meet the students who took home first, second, and third place, cash awards, and bragging rights.
Megan Johnson’s idea for a website sprang from her passion for playing the piano. Her website, Keys to Success, will connect piano students with top instructors from anywhere in the world. Megan earned first place in the competition and will go on to compete at the Veale finals on March 8, 2016 at Case Western Reserve University.
Charlie Farr pitched his business, PlowNow, an app where consumers can connect with a snow plowing service provider on an as-needed basis. Charlie took second place.
Third place went to Laney Buck who pitched Polka Dot Plots, a unique day-brightening services designed to put small, unnoticed, un-utilized plots of land to good use as mini, modern, managed gardens.