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Community

Area high-schoolers compete at Junior Achievement

DIXON – Students from area high schools participated Oct. 27 in the 12th annual Drs. David and Agnes Palmer Junior Achievement Titan Competition at Sauk Valley Community College.

Teams from Dixon, LaSalle-Peru, Newman Central Catholic in Sterling, and Princeton high schools took part in the online business simulation. During the contest, teams of four students and one adult business mentor manage a virtual company and need to make critical decisions to make a profit.

Dixon and Newman teams are:

Dixon 1: Kara Flynn, Charlotte McCoy, Erica Miler, and Sarah Miller, with mentor Tony Evers from KSB Hospital

Dixon 2: Cameron Crone, Noah Grot, Noah Kuehl, and Trevor White, with Aaron Fox from KSB Hospital

Dixon 3: Trevor Ashlin, Evelyn Ebersohl, Angelik Goldsboro, and Issac Hernandez, with Boyd Lambrigtsen from UPM Raflatac

Newman 1: Eli Blamey, Gerhig Koerner, Nick Nailor, and Clayton Yde, with Greg Bertolozzi from Walmart Distribution Center

Newman 2: Easton Bianchi, Karter Decker, Sam Jungerman, and Quentin Larson, with Paul Herbig from Walmart Distribution Center

Princeton advanced to the scholarship round Nov. 15 at Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa, where the team placed fourth.

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