South Huntington’s virtual corporate team advance to national championships
SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY – Walt Whitman High School’s virtual corporate team, LUKO, is heading towards a national level of competition, according to the South Huntington School District.
The team qualified for the national business plan presentation round, ensuring they were placed in the top 32, and will compete in April for the national placement. LUKO, led by Sandy Stueber, consists of 22 students who have been working together since September to develop the LUKO business. The LUKO business plan presentation team includes: Logan Bermudez, Jeremy Lanz, Jonathan Holleran, Aidan Gardner, Sebastian Koch and Matthew Desmond.
Virtual Enterprise is a student-led competition-based business simulation that allows students to build and manage all aspects of a business, while competing against 430 virtual enterprise companies in over 20 regional competitions, national and global throughout the year. Industry experts judge students in a business plan competition.
In addition to the presentation team, the members of LUKO are Benjamin D’Agostino, Belendjy
Geneus, Isaiah Holm, Devon Linden, Daniel DiLeo, Tejasveer Khera, Jordell Brown, Dylan
Cellamare, James McGorry, Michael McIndoo, Anthony Mendoza, Jack Neiland, Jace Nerzig,
Zack Reichhold, Stephen Ryan and Kortney Wilkerson Ferguson.
Each member of the team plays a key role in the success of the company, whether it is within the Accounting and Finance Department, the Marketing Department, the Digital Media Department, the Operations or the Operations Department. Human ressources. Each student works together to build a successful business that instills in them valuable business skills to build on.