Coaches Needed for Business Challenge II at Lakeshore Technical College





The Junior Achievement Business Challenge II event will be held Tuesday March 12, at Lakeshore Technical College from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Volunteers for coaches are needed as registration is now open through March 1.

Open to all Manitowoc and Calumet County high school students, the JA-Business Challenge II allows teams of local high school students, coached by business volunteers, to become CEOs for a day through a computer-simulated business strategy tournament. Students must make their own business decisions regarding product pricing, marketing strategies, inventory levels, and research and development investments. This event is free, but is limited to the first 40 teams.

Winning teams will advance to the Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Statewide Business Challenge in April. Volunteer coaches are needed. No experience is necessary and training is available. To volunteer as a coach, please contact Jill Hennessey at To register to compete, or inquire about sponsorship opportunities please call 920-458-0007 or email Teams can also register at

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.<.p>

LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

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