Gordon Ford College of Business News
WKU Students Earn Cash in Business Plan Competition
- Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Two WKU students earned first place awards at the Idea State U Regional Competition, a statewide business plan competition designed to encourage innovation among college students, in Owensboro, Kentucky on March 27, 2017. The students earned a total of $2000 to assist in launching their business ventures and earn the opportunity take their business ideas to the state competition in Lexington in April.
Muamer Razic, a senior from Bowling Green, won a $1,000 cash prize for winnig first place in the Business Plan category for his Level Lacrosse idea.
Kendra Mitchell, a senior from Princeton, won a $1,000 cash prize for winning first place in the Business Model category for her Fetch and Flex idea.
"We are very excited as we have never had a first-place finish at ISU before, and now we have two," said Dr. Dawn Bolton, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Gordon Ford College of Business.
Dr. Dawn Bolton and Dr. Whitney Peake, both professors in the Department of Management in the GFCB, mentored the students through their projects.