Harmony Magnet Academy students were named the Grand Champions for the 2016 Southern California Gas Company Challenge for Student Entrepreneurs, hosted by the Tulare County Office of Education. The event took place yesterday in Visalia and was open to teams of high school students. The competition challenged participants to develop business products or services that address some of the issues facing the Central Valley with prizes presented by the Southern California Gas Company.
Team Dexter members Christina Hall, Monserrat Ferrer and Charles Adams placed first in the presentation category to earn a $2,500 scholarship with a second-place finish in the business plan category and $100 scholarship.
Team Greyter Solutions members Jacob Blocher, Brianna Blocher and Lily Bennett took first place in the business plan category for a $200 scholarship.
Andrew Lewis was awarded a $1,000 STEM college scholarship.