The College of Business Administration (CBA) team of Supply Chain students won the Grand Prize (First Place) in the APICS Mid-Atlantic District Student Case Competition held Feb. 21-22, in Pittsburgh, PA. The team included 5 undergraduate and 1 graduate students: Christopher Cesta, Annie Nelson, Courtney Ou, Patti Bailey Roach, Nicholas Waggoner, and graduate student Mark (Xiao) Sun. Professor Jeong Hoon Choi (pictured) served as the faculty adviser. Twelve teams from eleven schools participated in the competition, and the Grand Prize included an invitation to the national case competition, which will be held as a part of APICS Annual Conference on Oct. 19-21, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The team also received $5,500 for traveling expenses to the national competition. This is the second year in a row a team from Akron has won a top prize in the competition.
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