19th Annual High School Business Day at SUNY Adirondack May 7
QUEENSBURY - Nearly 350 area high school business students representing 14 school districts will demonstrate their business skills and knowledge at the 19th annual Adirondack Business Educators/SUNY Adirondack High School Business Day on Monday, May 7.
The event will be held on the SUNY Adirondack campus from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The event is co-sponsored by the SUNY Adirondack Business Division and Adirondack Business Educators, a consortium of high school business teachers with SUNY Adirondack’s service area.
Students from Ballston Spa, Bolton, Cambridge, Corinth, Glens Falls, Granville, Greenwich, Mechanicville, North Warren, Queensbury, Saratoga Springs, South Glens Falls, Ticonderoga and the WSWHE BOCES will participate in the activities.
Students are required to complete tasks related to business principles, applications, presentation, and professionalism during structured competitions. Tests will be given in such subject areas as marketing, accounting, economics, finance, business law, computer literacy, computer networking, and career management. In addition, students will be competing in a CISCO Quiz Bowl, PD Quiz Bowl, CISCO Cable Making and PC Assembly.
Displays and timed tasks are judged by members of the business and education community. Awards will be given to the top 5 participants in each event with the top 3 competitors receiving trophies for their accomplishments.
The SUNY Adirondack High School Business Day strives to connect what students learn in school to what they will experience as business professionals. The theme of this year’s event is “Why Business Education?”
For more information, please call Nick Buttino, SUNY Adirondack Business Division Chair and professor of business, at 743-2201.