Update: Austin ISD schools competed, won big at 2016 Austin Business Simulation Expo
LBJ and Reagan early college high schools, Sadler Means Young Women’s and Garcia Young Men’s leadership academies competed in a business and logistics competition April 23.
Teams of students from each school ran their school’s model company through two grocery store supply chain simulation sessions. In the simulations, students collaborated and worked through disruptive events as planners, buyers, suppliers and inventory control analysts.
The judging panel for the competition was made up of representatives from the University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson University, Dell and Tata Consultancy.
The top winners earned cash prizes for their schools.
High School Division
LBJ Early College High School won the overall competition and will travel to Chicago July 18-22 to compete at the SCtech Show.
Reagan Early College High School won both second and third prizes and will recieve $1,000.
Middle School Division
Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy won the overall competition, along with second and third prizes. The school will receive $2,300.
The Austin Business Simulation Expo is a citywide demonstration of soft and hard skills in business and logistics.
For more information on the Austin Business Simulation Expo, please contact James Vinson at 512-822-6793.