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ABC40 Honor Roll – Students at Minnachaug Get Real Life Business Experience

Springfield, Mass (WGGB) Minnachaug High School has one of the most advanced business programs in western Massachusetts. The school has been offering it’s students business classes for the past 10 years.

Students learn business concepts from marketing to financial research. The students get real life experience. The kids get to choice their own business and they actually work on developing and entire business plans. It’s a viable business plan that the kids can actually bring to the bank and apply for a loan.

The school teams up with “The East of River Five Town chamber of Commerce.” Local business owners volunteer their time to conduct mock interviews with students, they come in as guest speakers and adopt students as interns.

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