CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2010 U.S. Networks of Virtual Enterprises National Business Plan Competition winners

1st Place — VE Law, New Dorp High School, Staten Island New York
2nd Place — VE Management, New Dorp High School, Staten Island, New York
3rd Place — Picture This, Centennial High School, Bakersfield, California

The 2010 U.S. Network of Virtual Enterprises National Business Plan Competition took place during “trade fair week.” This year, 17 teams from across the US were selected by their VE Central and Regional Office to take part in the Competition and vie for prize and scholarships. Teams had to submit business plans, present their plan and respond to questions from a panel of judges who selected the winners.

The seventeen semi-finalist teams were:
Atlantis, South Pasadena High School, South Pasadena, CA
Atlantis Desalination, Costa Mesa HS, Costa Mesa, CA
Bon Voyage Travel, Ft. Hamilton HS, Brooklyn, NY
Coastal Seafood, Poquoson HS, Poquoson, VA
East Coast Organic Clothing, First Colonial HS, Virginia Beach, VA
Front Row Sports, Greer HS, Greer, SC
Golden State Getaway, Santa Monica HS, Santa Monica, CA
Infinity Tours, Glendora HS, Glendora, CA
Mr. Kernel, Pittsford Mendon HS, Pittsford, NY
Pandora’s Box, Cookeville HS, Cookeville, TN
Picture This, Centenniel HS, Bakersfield, CA
Shock and Awe Energe, Inc, Ocean Lakes HS, Virginia Beach, VA
Sparta Outdoor Supplies, White County HS, Sparta, TN
The Source, Bakersfield HS, Bakersfield, CA
Universal Promotions, Edward R. Murrow HS, Brooklyn, NY
VE Law, New Dorp HS, Staten Island, NY
VE Management, New Dorp HS, Staten Island, NY
Two preliminary rounds determined the six finalist teams for the championship round.

The six finalist teams were:
Atlantis, South Pasadena High School, South Pasadena, CA
The Source, Bakersfield High School, Bakersfield, CA Atlantis Desalination, Costa Mesa HS, Costa Mesa, CA
Picture This, Centenniael HS, Bakersfield, CA
Universal Promotions, Edward R. Murrow HS, Brooklyn, NY
VE Law, New Dorp HS, Staten Island, NY
VE Management, New Dorp HS, Staten Island, NY
The top three teams were announced at the opening of the trade fair.