FBISD Junior Achievement student companies named contest winners and finalists in Think Tank Competition

Dulles High School team
Several Fort Bend ISD student teams competed and won awards in recent Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeast Texas competitions recognizing their entrepreneurial skills, company products and presentations.

JA Company Trade Fair 2020

After competing at the annual JA Company Trade Fair, sponsored by Gulf Island at Memorial City Mall, four FBISD student companies earned awards recognizing their products, booths, and sales presentations. Among award winners were:

Dulles High School’s Dulicious, 1st Place Overall, Best Sales Presentation, Best Booth

Clements High School’s Simply, 2nd Place Overall

Elkins High School’s EVO (Elkins Very Own), 4th Place Overall

Clements High School’s ECO-Tensil, honorable mention for Most Innovative Product

Also competing at the trade fair were Clements High School’s Connect, Hightower High School’s Poket Soket, Marshall High School’s Quality Product Industries, Travis High School’s Hold On, and Willowridge High School’s Most Valued Protection.

Other JA event award winners:

Elkins High School’s EVO, winner of the Microsoft Innovation Challenge at the Galleria store

Hightower High School’s Poket Soket, winner of the Pitch Competition at Rice University

Think Tank Business Plan Competition 2020

Four FBISD JA companies will compete as finalists in the Think Tank competition, hosted by the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business. On March 6, Elkins’ EVO, Hightower’s Poket Soket and Clements’ Simply Co. and Connect will compete among 10 companies from across Texas for an opportunity to own their own business, receive a mentor and prize money. The 1st place winner will receive $3,000; 2nd place, $2,000; and 3rd place $1,000.

Congratulations to our JA company team members, and their sponsors, teachers and parents for developing their entrepreneurial skills.