Kentucky students rank among top business students in the nation

Screen Shot 2017-12-01 at 2.07.54 PMFRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2017) – Thirty-six students in Kentucky scored among the top business students nationwide on rigorous exams to test their business knowledge. The exams are part of the High School of Business, a national accelerated business administration program. Students from Eastern High School (Jefferson County) and Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) received the top scores.

Students participating in High School of Business complete real, hands-on business projects through a series of six courses. The program also includes observational internships, opportunities to earn college credit and local oversight by a steering team of college faculty, business professionals and school personnel.

High School of Business is a program of MBA Research and Curriculum Center, a nonprofit research-based support organization, run by a consortium of state departments of education, including the Kentucky Department of Education. MBA Research specializes in educational research and the development of business and marketing curricula for high schools and colleges across the United States. The accelerated program is designed for college-bound students with an interest in business administration careers such as marketing, finance, entrepreneurship and management. About 6,000 students from across the nation participated in the program during the 2016-17 school year.

The Kentucky students who received the top scores are:

Student Name

School Name

Subject Area

Samuel Ackerman

Eastern High School

Principles of Finance

Luke Adkins

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Christian Burtner

Bullitt East High School

Principles of Finance

Dylan Clark

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Carson Cline

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Devin Crilley

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Seth Crutchfield

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Morgan Dailey

Eastern High School

Principles of Finance

Avery Davidson

Eastern High School

Wealth Management

Jackson Davis

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Miles Diehl

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Katherine Gerber

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Rachael Hastings

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Mackenzie Heareth

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Joseph Humphrey

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Finance

Jake Keys

Bullitt East High School

Business Economics

Ali Id Lougssiyr

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Finance

Luke Mansmann

Eastern High School

Leadership

Wealth Management

Alexander Maxwell

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Riley Meeks

Eastern High School

Wealth Management

Nathan Merino

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Alden Miller

Eastern High School

Wealth Management

Peyton Mills

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Autumn Payne

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Chase Peterson

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Andrew Pierce

Eastern High School

Principles of Business

Abbey Reid

Eastern High School

Leadership

Wealth Management

Nathan Rummel

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Christian Salthe

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

Ryan Scanlon

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Finance

Abigail Shafer

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Paisley Simmons

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Austin Stephens

Eastern High School

Principles of Finance

Maya Taylor

Eastern High School

Principles of Marketing

Sydney Williams

Eastern High School

Business Strategies

Principles of Management

Artessa Young

Eastern High School

Principles of Management

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