Fourteen UNOH students, who all placed in the top 3 in their respective areas of expertise at the state competition held in February, will be judged on various business skills. The national competition includes both individual and team events, and all events are graded on a time test basis. Event subjects include management, marketing, human resources, accounting, finance, office management, and many computer competency events.
The UNOH students competing are: Nichole Barker – Lima, OH, Donald D’Addario – Whitting, NJ, Melissa Finch – Toledo, OH, David Hites – Elida, OH, Matthew Hunter – Lima, OH, Saige Meyer – Deshler, OH, Anthony Norton – Lima, OH, Devon Reiff – Elida, OH, Rita Schulze – New Bremen, OH, and Tabitha Shonk – Lakeview, OH. The University of Northwestern Ohio advisors are Dr. Robyn King and Professor Angela Bogart.
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