Clarke JANY Team Takes Third Place

The school round took place at W.T. Clarke High School, and the home team impressed.

The school round of the Junior Achievement of New York (JANY) Business Plan Competition took place at May 17.

Of the six teams competing for the right to advance to the semifinals at Columbia University, Team Deoderaser, comprised of Ben King, Jennifer Raichel, Eric Ratner and Demi Shanahan, placed first.

Deoderaser is a product that is used to wipe away embarrassing deodorant marks on clothing.

On May 24, Team Deoderaser competed at the semifinals at Columbia and advanced with five other teams to the final round on June 1, held at NASDAQ.

Congratulations to the Deoderaser team and their teacher/advisor Joseph Pavia for capturing third place in the 2012 JANY Business Plan Contest. Each student received $1,000 and rang the closing bell at NASDAQ on Friday, June 1.

This article was originally posted on the East Meadow School District website. For more on East Meadow Schools, click here.


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