Students from Palm Bay Magnet High School won first place in the 21st Annual High School Business Ethics and Leadership competition Nov. 9 at the university’s Center for Aeronautics and Innovation.
Teams of high school students from Brevard County participated in the daylong competition, where they were asked to develop and analyze solutions to business ethics and leadership challenges.
The competition was sponsored by Community Credit Union and Florida Tech.
The winning students, pictured above with Bisk School of Business Dean Ted Richardson, team coach Kelly Baker and Community Credit Union’s Dan Kelley, are Alex Bissett, Dania Saleh and Bianca Chan.
MCC was second, Rockledge was third and Edgewood was fourth.
All participants in the Business Ethics Competition are guaranteed a minimum merit scholarship of $12,000, renewable for three additional years, if they enroll at Florida Tech.
Additionally, members of the top four teams in the competition will receive a Florida Tech academic grant that may be combined with the minimum merit scholarship guarantee if they enroll in the Bisk College of Business, as follows: Members of the first-place team will receive an additional $4,000 per year; second-place team members receive an additional $3,000 per year; third-place team members receive an additional $2,000 per year; and fourth-place team members will receive an additional $1,000.