The only event of its kind in Western Washington, Teen CEO is a multifaceted high school business competition in the Lake Washington School District that highlights young entrepreneurs who are currently operating a business. This competition helps jump-start these businesses with cash prizes exceeding $5000.
The competition provides an opportunity for high school students to win prizes and exchange ideas in an intellectually vibrant environment. Contestants will receive invaluable feedback from successful companies and the opportunity to present their business in front of others.
Compete for cash prizes and earn credibility by winning the prestigious Teen CEO award from one of the top high school business competitions in the state. Connect with business leaders who are passionate about helping students fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams. This year the competition will take place at the Lake Washington School District Resource Center.
Applications are accepted until 11:59 P.M. PST on January 6th, 2016. No late entrants will be accepted.
If you have problems with the application, please contact Rita Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When creating your Teen CEO entry, please refer to the Teen CEO Contestant Rubric to ensure the highest possible score.
To be eligible to participate in Teen CEO, each student must be enrolled at a high school in the Lake Washington School District and own their own business. Businesses that are co-owned by parents and/or other adults do not qualify.
Cash prizes will be awarded based on the judging criteria with amounts and number of prizes determined by the quality of the plans and presentations. Judges have final determination of the number and size of awards.
Factors reviewers will be considering include:
1. Professionally written application
2. Visual presentation
3. Oral presentation
4. Description of business and/or product
5. Market opportunity
6. Marketing and promotional plan
7. Financial overview
8. Use of honorarium