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Warren JFK students compete in business competition

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WARREN, Ohio - Students John F. Kennedy Catholic High School got a real life business lesson Wednesday night.

Seven student teams pitched ideas for imaginary projects to a panel of judges comprised of civic and business leaders posing as potential investors.

The judges listened to ideas that included an indoor water park, a dance club and manufacturing for automobiles.

The event, sponsored by the Warren Business Exchange, gave students a chance to practice a variety of skills.

"We give them writing skills as it relates to a business plan for their executive summary, we give them teamwork because they have to work in teams of three, we give them oral presentation skills to make the presentation and then they have to think on their feet because the judges' questions for them and they have to respond," says Tony Iannucci, executive director of Warren Redevelopment and Planning Corp.

The winning team won a $300 cash prize.

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