The Junior League of Lancaster Announces Girls in Business Competition Winners

LANCASTER, PA (May 1, 2015) – The Junior League of Lancaster, PA, Inc. (JLL) held its fourth annual Girls in Business competition on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Hamilton Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Girls in Business is a business plan competition for high school girls in Lancaster County designed to identify and provide guidance to students who demonstrate initiative as entrepreneurs.  Girls work closely with volunteer mentors to create a business plan for an original product or service.  The program consists of the submission of a written business plan and an oral presentation to JLL members, mentors and local businesspeople.

The JLL is pleased to announce this year’s winners and business plan topics.  Monetary awards for first, second and third place winners are $1,000, $500 and $250, respectively.  First place was awarded to Feyi Makinde, whose business plan “Intercore Global Consulting” focused on providing accessible language and culture education services to meet the demands of the modern global market. 

1st Place – “Intercore Global Consulting”
Oluwafeyikemi (Feyi) Makinde, Linden Hall; Melissa Golden, mentor

2nd Place – “Quiver” archery apparel

McKenna Kimmel, Lampeter-Strasburg High School; Kimberly Veirs, mentor

3rd Place – “Alter-E” personalized clothing alternations

Ileen Smith, Columbia High School; Michelle Dickinson, mentor