High school students compete in operating the most successful virtual business
Odyssey Logistics & Technology recently participated in the Junior Achievement High School Business Challenge where high school students are taught the skills of running a global business in a competitive, high-tech marketplace. Members of the winning team were awarded college scholarships.
Pictured from left to right are: Cosmo Alberico, chief operating officer and CFO, Odyssey Logistics & Technology, the winning team of Fairfield Ludlowe High School students Michael Bourque, Nathan Roberts, Yeyint Tun, Samantha Keane; Tom Reindel, Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher and Bernadine Venditto, president, Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut.
Danbury, Conn. (April 04, 2018) – Inspiring the business leaders of tomorrow, Odyssey Logistics & Technology recently participated in the Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut’s annual Junior Achievement High School Business Challenge.
“Participating in the Junior Achievement’s High School Business Challenge is a rewarding experience,” said Cosmo Alberico, chief operating officer and CFO, Odyssey. “I am always inspired by the skills, critical thinking and leadership of the students and have no doubt that they will become strong business leaders in the future.”
The Junior Achievement Business Challenge teaches young entrepreneurs, who are currently high school juniors and seniors, the skills of running a global business in a competitive, high-tech marketplace. Student teams representing 14 Connecticut-based high schools strategize to operate the most successful virtual business as they develop skills in teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking. Success is determined on how well they manage their company’s key decisions and are challenged to outperform the competition in profit, sales and market share.
Junior Achievement’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. For more information on Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut, please visit www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-wct/
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global logistics solutions provider with freight network of over $2B. Odyssey’s services include intermodal services, trucking services, managed services, international transportation management and consulting. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, Odyssey operates in all modes of transport with TL/LTL trucking, containership, rail, air, and bulk transport including bulk truck, ISO Tank, railcar and tanker, as well as food-grade product lines.
The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM features a transportation management system that supports the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of client products throughout the world. WINTM (Web Integrated Network) offers a scalable technology solution with an accelerated deployment and faster time to value.