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Piper High School Students Win All-Expenses Paid Trip for National Competition in New York

January 29, 2019

WHO:        
Piper High School Students, Teachers and Administrators, Representatives from Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) and Representatives from HSBC Bank

WHAT:      
A special announcement for Piper High School! The school is being honored as one of four winning schools in the nation selected as an HSBC Bank Opportunity Fund Winner. This award provides all-expenses paid trips for eight Piper High School students in the school’s Virtual Enterprise program and two chaperones to participate in the national 2020 VEI Youth Business Summit experience in New York. Representatives from VEI and HSBC Bank will announce the award to the students. 

WHEN:      
Thursday, January 30, 2020
9 a.m.

WHERE:  
Piper High School, Virtual Enterprise Classroom
8000 NW 44th Street
Sunrise, FL 33351

WHY:        
The VEI Youth Business Summit is a one-of-a-kind global business convention for students. During a dynamic week of business competitions, leadership events and professional networking, the rising talent from middle and high schools around the world display the professional skills and business insight they have developed by running a VEI company during the school year.

The VEI program prepares students for successful futures by transforming school classes into companies and bridging the divide between the classroom and the working world. Students launch and operate businesses in a virtual environment with peers from around the world.

 

Media are Invited to Cover this Event.

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