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 Jr. PioBiz Competition 


On Thursday, April 7, 2022, twenty students from Belpre High School, Fort Frye High School, Marietta High School, and Veritas Classical Academy presented their ideas in the Junior PioBiz Competition in the Great Room of Andrews Hall on the campus of Marietta College. 

On the day of the competition, a stand was provided to each team where they displayed a poster that contained information on the problem and the team’s proposed solution. The team members stood next to their posters, described their products or services to the judges and the other members of the community, and answered questions. The top five ideas received $50 to $250. Also, each member of the first-place team received a free Marietta College 3-credit hour course valued at $1,455.

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Pictures above: Competitors interact with the audience


Pictured above: The competitors


Pictured above: Dr. Khorassani (Program Director) with  Brooklyn Harvey & Baleigh Holbert (Belpre High School, first place award for “Sick Ink”)


Pictured above: Dr. Khorassani with Dallas Bolen (Veritas Classical Academy, second place award for “Ctrl X-plicit”)


Pictured above: Dr. Khorassani  with Mason Sampson and Cody Hess (Belpre High School, third place for “Linked”)


Pictured above: Dr. Khorassani with Makayla Carmichael and Allison Mullins (Belpre High School, fourth place for “Find Your Way Light”)


Pictured above: Dr. Khorassani with Webb Hall and Jack Tindall (Marietta High School, fifth place for “Curb Appeal”)


Pictured above: the winners with Judges (Michael Bond, Nathaniel Berger, Allison Barnes and Julie Harding)