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WV High School and Collegiate Business Plan Competition Announces Finalists

COLLEGIATE BPC FINALISTS:

Businesses


Aquasthenics

Team Member(s): Tucker Yano & Chase Rowand
Institution: West Virginia University

Avalon Green Apparel

Team Member(s): Avalon Green
Institution: Glenville State College

Monster Forge

Team Member(s): Joseph Mace
Institution: Marshall University

DashPlain

Team Member(s): Robert Gianniny
Institution: West Virginia University

Earring BackTrack

Team Member(s): Anna Cummings
Institution: West Virginia University

LLETMI Nutrition

Team Member(s): Akshit Mudigonda, Julia Snyder, & Emily Lemen
Institution: Shepherd University

Noble Growing System

Team Member(s): Bobby Noble, Delaney Geiger, & Ronan Sullivan
Institution: West Virginia University

HIGH SCHOOL BPC FINALISTS:

Business Name

High School

Advanced Propulsion Concepts

Team Member(s): Ralph Wojtowicz
Institution: Moorefield High School

Infinite Gaming

Team Member(s): William Wojtowicz
Institution: Moorefield High School

M&M custom baits

Team Member(s): Mason Atkinson
Institution: Herbert Hoover

Salem Mission Homeless Center

Team Member(s): Carrie Lloyd & Alexis Lamb
Institution: Doddridge County High School

Speech Therapy Recorder

Team Member(s): Sarah Wilson
Institution: The Linsly School


To learn more about the individual competitions and how you can get involved in the future, please visit  businessplanwv.com.

HIGH SCHOOL BPC SEMIFINALISTS:


Advanced Propulsion Concepts

  • Member(s): Ralph Wojtowicz
  • School: Moorefield High School
  • Business Description: The mission of Advanced Propulsion Concepts is to design, test, build and deploy the world's most powerful and efficient plasma engines for space applications.  Our thrusters will be superior to those of other companies because we will integrate multi-stage fuel-injection and we will design magnetic nozzles for optimum efficiency.  We will  work with our clients to customize thruster size and other specifications to match their system needs.

Infinite Gaming

  • Member(s): William Wojtowicz
  • School: Moorefield High School
  • Business Description: The mission of Infinite Gaming is to build and sell high-end, custom gaming computers at an affordable price.  Through our website, gamers of all ages and abilities will choose components that fit their performance and budget requirements.  No other company offers the level of customization for gaming that Infinite Gaming will.

M&M Custom Baits

  • Member(s): Mason Atkinson
  • School: Herbert Hoover
  • Business Description: M&M Custom Baits is a local business making and selling custom soft plastic fishing baits. We can do any color and glitter you would like with a variety of styles and lengths of baits. We sell baits with colors not found in any other stores as well as colors that people find in stores and like to use,with the ability to alter those colors in any way.


Salem Mission Homeless Center

  • Member(s): Carrie Lloyd, Alexis Lamb
  • School: Doddridge County High School
  • Business Description: Salem Mission Homeless Center is a non-profit organization located in Salem, West Union. Our mission is to provide those in need with necessities such as shelter, food, and clothing. We aim to decrease the amount of homeless on the streets.

Speech Therapy Recorder

  • Member(s): Sarah Wilson
  • School:  The Linsly School
  • Business Description: This device will help any person with a speech and communication disorder.  It will have word banks pre-programmed, and then record the person saying the word, and then provide feedback if it is correct or what could be improved.

COLLEGIATE BPC SEMIFINALISTS:


Aquasthenics

  • Member(s): Tucker Yano, Chase Rowand
  • School: West Virginia University
  • Business Description: Aquasthenics (Aquas-then-ics) is an aquatic exercise company that has bridged the gap between exercising on land and in the water through specialized equipment and programs.  Whether you’re doing general exercise or going to aquatic therapy, Aquasthenics brings you to the water.

Avalon Green Apparel

  • Member(s): Avalon Green
  • School: Glenville State College
  • Business Description: The first ever women's golf apparel that is made for the player by the player, providing fashion and function at an affordable price. Balancing feminine and athletic beauty while ensuring freedom and breathability to help your game flow with confidence. 

Creature Forge

  • Member(s): Joseph Mace
  • School: Marshall University
  • Business Description: Creature Forge is a web based service for tabletop RPG players to create custom miniatures for creatures and monsters. Once created the customer can choose to either order the mini for delivery. If the customer has their own 3D printer, they can buy the file and print it themselves.

DashPlain

  • Member(s): Robert Gianniny
  • School: West Virginia University
  • Business Description: DashPlain is a simple web and mobile-based project management application designed for students. The application increases visibility and organization for student projects while remaining highly intuitive. The goal of DashPlain is to give students, especially first year college students, the tools they need to succeed from day one.

Earring BackTrack

  • Member(s): Anna Cummings
  • School: West Virginia University
  • Business Description: The Earring BackTrack was created for people who wear earrings, this simple, handheld tool allows the user to easily and quickly secure the back of an earring to the post or hook. The Earring BackTrack simplifies this process, specifically for people with long fingernails and those with dexterity issues.

Inner-Being Nutricare

  • Member(s): Akshit Mudigonda, Julia Snyder, Emily Lemen
  • School: Shepherd University
  • Business Description: Inner-being Nutricare is a nutrition and wellness company. We deliver nourishment naturally by creating innovative products using millets as our primary ingredients to supercharge your day. Our goal is to ensure transparency of our processes to our customers and promote their inner well-being.

Noble Growing System

  • Member(s): Bobby Noble, Delaney Geiger, Ronan Sullivan
  • School: West Virginia University
  • Business Description: N-Grow is a patent pending 3-in-1 hydroponic system. It combines (Aeroponics, Drip,and NFT) with a purification system that keeps the water clean and fresh while it recirculates through the system. The combination of these things optimizes nutrient delivery to the root zone to maximize plant growth consistently and efficiently.

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