With modest expectations and high aspirations, eleven Bergen County Academy (BCA) students attended the annual New York High School Business Plan Competition on Wed., 5/25/2016 at Siena College in Albany, NY. Exceeding expectations, the BCA teams, including a team of 9th grade girls, won the top two prizes. Congratulations to the following students:
Nikhil Lohe, Samuel Olaogun, and Jason D'Souza, Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ1st Place - $1,000: Seaway Farms, Using innovative farming techniques to grow environmentally clean produce
Grace Zwemmer and Katherine Park, Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ - 2nd Place - $300: Microbe I.S., Using bacteria to decompose PET plastic bottles in landfills
Faculty advisor: Mr. Eric Zhang