JA Announces Winners of Titan Week Challenge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Teams from Lordstown High School and Pymatuning Valley High School are the winners of this year’s Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley Titan Business Challenge.

Because this year’s event was held virtually, the 24 registered teams – representing Austintown High School, Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus, Howland High School, Jefferson High School, John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Warren, Lordstown High School and Pymatinuing Valley High School – were split in two groups, with one competing at 9:15 a.m. and the other at 11 a.m. during the weeklong contest. Throughout the week, the teams acted as CEO of a company and ranked on their business’ performance.

For the 9:15 time slot, the Lordstown team of Aiden Force, Brandt Campbell and Cody Forester won the $500 scholarship grand prize. For the 11 o’clock group, Pymatuning students Faith Pinckney and Maggie Stasiak won the prize.

Coming in second in the 9:15 group were Ashtabula Technical & Career Campus students Richard Terry, James Roux and Andrew Lindsey, who won a $250 scholarship. In third, winning a $100 scholarship were the Lordstown team of Ava Spano, Emily Knox and Emily Hahn. Lordstown students Seth Stevens and Melody Jacques were the consolation winners.

For the 11 a.m. group, the JFK High School team of Roman Young, Joseph Williamson and Brady Mocella came in second, followed by the Pymatuning team of Mason Weaver and Elizabeth Hayslip. Consolation winners were the Pymatuning team of Mackenzie Hurst, Maddison Jarvis and Allison Stokes.

Next year’s Titan Challenge will feature a new blended model. A preview of the next competition can be found HERE.

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