Tech Students Attend Economics Pennsylvania

(Left to right) Trevor Stuck, Colton Snook, Ryan Kerstetter and Josh Derr
(Left to right) Trevor Stuck, Colton Snook, Ryan Kerstetter and Josh Derr

(Left to right) Trevor Stuck, Colton Snook, Ryan Kerstetter and Josh Derr

SUN Area Technical Institute sent four students to the Susquehanna Valley Country Club for a day of learning business skills sponsored by Economics Pennsylvania. The business mentors discussed topics including target markets, supply and demand, identifying competitors, sale territories and start-up costs for a business. Professors of Business from Bloomsburg University led each of these topics.

Carolyn Shirk, Economics Pennsylvania Representative kick started the day by addressing the need for a business plan and identified awards given to winners of the Economics Pennsylvania Entrepreneurial Challenge. Attending high schools were Shikellamy, Loyalsock, Danville, SUN Area Technical Institute, Midd-West, Milton, Newport, Greenwood, Lewisburg, Montgomery, Mansfield, Mt. Carmel, Cumberland Valley, Mifflinburg,  and Selinsgrove.