FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Fairfield Ludlowe High School was honored as the most successful team in the Junior Achievement’s High School Business Challenge.
As part of the Business Challenge, 16 area high school teams strategized to operate the most successful virtual business and develop skills in teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking. The success of each team depended on how well it managed its company’s key decisions. Companies (teams) were challenged to outperform the competition in profit, sales and market share.
Fairfield Ludlowe High School won the competition. The team members were Billy Moeder, Evan, MacGuffie, Brett Dammeyer, Isabel Chediak and they were coached by their teacher Tom Reindel.
State Reps. Brenda Kupchick (R-132 Fairfield) and David Rutigliano (R-123 Trumbull) attended the event.
"Junior Achievement educates and inspires young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics. The program teaches real life lessons to be successful. I admire the adults who give this opportunity to our young people,” said Kupchick.