High School Students Competing in Concord Business Challenge (CBC)

Photo by Kobe Nave, CU Student, Class of 2024

ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University Department of Business is announcing the 30th Annual Concord Business Challenge (CBC), designed to give high school students an opportunity to test their business knowledge base. High school juniors and seniors from West Virginia and Virginia will gather on “The Campus Beautiful” to compete on Thursday, October 26. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Alexander Fine Arts Building, and students will divide throughout campus for the challenge exams.

The Concord Business Challenge is designed to give students an opportunity to test their business knowledge base by competing in a variety of business academic competitions including accounting, business communications, finance, economics, computer applications, hospitality, management, marketing, and business math.

An awards ceremony will begin at noon. Students will be recognized for performance in each challenge exam, overall school winners will be announced, and twelve scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 will be awarded. The top two students will qualify for up to $4,000 scholarship to be awarded over eight semesters.

Amanda Sauchuck, Department of Business Chair

Each scholarship winner must meet admissions criteria established by the university for entering freshmen. Awards will be given by the Admissions Office. High School participants must register by October 6th. For registration information, contact Angela Hopkins at alhopkins@concord.edu or 304-384-5244.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

Concord University may take pictures at these events for publicity purposes.


Nicole Smith, PR Manager
Concord University Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312

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