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The Shawnee News-Star
  • ECU taking camp applications

  • Applications for business camp at ECU being taken.
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  • The second annual Oklahoma Business Week Camp, hosted by East Central University, will be held June 2-7.
     
    The camps is open to all high school students who will complete the ninth through 12th grades in the spring of 2013.
     
    Oklahoma Business Week is a camp which introduces high school students to the business world. Students, attending OBW, are divided into teams.
     
    Each team has a volunteer mentor from the Oklahoma business community who works with the students in developing a ‘company’ to learn about business practices and compete in a simulated business challenge.
     
    Among the list of speakers for the event are: Rhett Laubach, founder of Your Next Speaker and Leadership Expert; State Senator Susan Paddack; Kenneth Knoll, Concept Investments manager at i2e; Monica Neal, senior vice-president of People’s Electric Cooperative; Kyle Essmiller, human resources director for PostRock Energy; Jim Hamby, president of Vision Bank; Mark Keiffer, retired executive from AT&T; Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby; and ECU President John Hargrave.
     
    Applications are available at www.okbusweek.com and the deadline is May 1, 2013. For more information contact Stacey Bolin, OBW camp director, at 580-559-5596.

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