Emma Entrepreneurs Compete in NYS Business Model Competition
Two teams of Emma Willard School entrepreneurs competed against over twenty other teams from across the state at the NYS High School Business Model Competition at Siena College on Wednesday, May 22.
Ann N. ’19, Coco N. ’19, Nika H. ’21, Prim B. ’19 presented Amity Filter, an innovative filter alternative to face masks that is worn inside of the nose to protect users from air pollution.
Alice D. ’21, Bianca Y. ’20, and Panthita T. ’20 presented PRiNT, a novel recycled material designed to reduce paper waste and pollution by creating printed publications from plastic materials.
In the lead up to the competition the teams worked incredibly hard, attending workshops and mentoring sessions, and participating in two mock presentations where they received feedback they used to further their business plans and products.
The final products presented on Wednesday were well-developed, through researched, and truly entrepreneurial, and the teams were professional and confident as they answered the judge’s questions.
At the end of the day, the Amity Filter team won 2nd place in the competition!
Please join us in congratulating all of our entrepreneurs on a great showing. We are proud to have them representing Emma Willard School!