The LHWHS CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) program hosted its 4th annual Catalyst Big Pitch competition on March 16.
The event invited local high school students to pitch their business ideas to a panel of business professionals from around the area.
More than 20 student-run business ideas were presented, after which the judges selected the top six; four of the top six finishers were LHWHS students.
Almost $7,000 worth of prize money was awarded to the winners thanks to the sponsorship of the Ladue Education Foundation, the Clayton Education Foundation, Black Entrepreneurs Inc., and Regions Bank.
Congratulations to the following LHWHS competitors:
Andrew Walton (12) – Morbid Living, LLC
2nd place (tie):
Neel Weltken (12) – Humane Horn
Jerry Zhang (12) – Saltwater Farms, LLC
Noah Temple (9) – Junior Java
You can watch the full competition here.