For the second year in a row, the Business Plan Team from Bakersfield High School has taken the top spot in an International Virtual Enterprise competition in New York City!
The team is named “Anomalous,” and their virtual business company is focused on fighting local food waste, one juice at a time, by using produced deemed “imperfect” to craft quality juices. There are eight BHS students on the team, and according to Anomalous, when the year started, there were 550 business plan teams across the country. This past Monday, the BHS team finished in the top six in the international competition. Today, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, it was announced that after another round of intense competition, the team finished in first place.
BHS 2018 Business Plan Team members/responsibilities: Margo Kuney, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer; Madeline Rivera, Chief Executive Officer; Nicholas Oosthuizen, Vice President of Sales; Mesa Scott, Chief Financial Officer; Kimberly Marques, Vice President of Human Resources; Elisabeth Hayward, Vice President of Marketing; Bridget Gill and Antonio Reyes, Student Support, and Ryker Solano, BHS Business Plan Advisor.
The BHS Business Plan team is flying back into Meadows Field on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 6:45 p.m. and friends, family, and well wishers are encouraged to attend to welcome them home. The Kern High School District has a history of doing well on the international stage! Last year, the 2017 BHS Business Plan team called “Team Bumble” took first place in the nation and “Team Pyramid” from Centennial High School placed 4th in the Virtual Enterprise International Competition in New York.