Lynbrook Students Take First Place in Virtual Business Social Media Competition | Herald Community Newspapers



Although schools are closed, members of Lynbrook High School’s virtual corporate society, Checkmate, continue to show off their savvy business and social media skills. Under the direction of Professor Dr. Benedict Tieniber, students were recently crowned winners of the Youth Business Summit: Social Media Redesigned ccompetetion.

The competition was created by Virtual Enterprises International and encouraged all schools participating in the VE program to use the hashtag #YBS Reimagined to post updates on their made by students companies to social media platforms, like Instagram and Twitter. During school year, VE students from Lynbrook High School created Checkmate, an application that facilitates the monitoring of finances and shared their business at various VE trade shows.

As part of social media ccompetetion, Lynbrook students created Instagram and Twitter messages showis lying how their team is undertake, as well as the promotion special offers for the customersprojectoris lying Members of the team and to shareis lying their virtual business experiences. Together, the virtual business community voted for the top 10 teams. Students at Lynbrook High School took first place and will receive $ 50,000 in virtual business money, along with special recognition.

To view their award-winning content, visit Checkmate’s Twitter account at @CheckmateVeI and Instagram account at @checkmate_vei.


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