PennCFL Entrepreneurship Challenge Winners Central Columbia High School Bloomsburg-Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy (PennCFL) recently held an Entrepreneurship Challenge Student Conference for area middle & high school students at Lock Haven University. These educational conferences are designed to bring area school students together and challenge them to identify a viable business concept and to learn how to write a simplified business plan. Under the leadership of Brenda Brewer, Central Columba High School students’ Lennon Lehman and Charles Corbin won at the conference level of the competition. They share a prize of $100 in gift cards. On March 31st, their plan will be submitted to compete for prizes and the honor of representing their school in PennCLF’s Entrepreneurship Challenge State Competition. PennCFL sponsored entrepreneurship conferences, presentation competition, and financial literacy programs. They partner with Pennsylvania universities to teach middle and high school students to write business plans. Students and teachers attend our conferences and work on mock-up business plans at our partner university for a day, then return to their schools to complete and submit their business plans for prizes approximately three weeks later. The top plans are awarded prizes for students and their teachers. PennCFL’s mission is to provide Pennsylvania’s K-12 students with economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship skills that elevate their standard of living, quality of life, and professional success. PennCFL sponsors financial games and programs with the participation of over ten thousand students, in 45 counties in the state. Also, they offer entrepreneurship conferences and competitions with partnering colleges and universities. Teachers are offered free training and support. For additional information, please contact Carolyn Shirk, Vice President firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-975-5149.
Charles Corbin and Lennon Lehman