Students excel at Long Island Regional Trade Show and Business Plan Competition
Students in the Virtual Enterprise class at Miller Place High School recently excelled at the Long Island Regional Trade Show and Business Plan Competition. Students worked in groups to showcase their businesses, each of which generated over $100,000 in sales and won multiple awards throughout the competition.
“Our Virtual Enterprise students did an amazing job and were part of a very successful field trip. Everyone who participated represented Miller Place with pride and enthusiasm and exceptional skill,” said Superintendent of Schools Seth Lipshie. “Congratulations to all of the students who participated at the trade show for the professionalism and passion they demonstrated while promoting their ideas to investors.”
Student CEO Lindsey Galligan and student COO Grace Flammia presented their company Fits4Fans, a celebrity-inspired clothing line with a goal of boosting the confidence and styles of their customers. The company had a successful trade show and placed gold in multiple categories, including “LI Regional Trade Show Sales Material Competition” and “LI Regional Trade Show Best Booth Competition.” The company saw 90 sales transactions and generated over $100,000 in sales.
Student CEO Jake Ryan and student COO Lucas Damon ran Memory Lane Toy Co., a retro toy store that sold rare and exclusive toys from across past generations. The company aimed to combat the negative effects of social media and overstimulation of technology by providing a means of re-engaging in real world play and connections. The toy firm placed gold in the category of “Booth Design,” silver in the “Newsletter Competition,” and silver in the “Sales Pitch Competition.” The company generated over $170,000 in sales and showcased exceptional networking skills with their fellow entrepreneurs.
Technology LLC AI Aid, led by student CEO John Leen and student COO Samuel Cangelosi, sought to assist individuals through the implication of AI. They placed gold in the category of “LI Regional Trade Show Best Booth Competition” and silver in “LI Regional Sales Pitch Competition.” The company brought in $105,609 in sales presented their business plan to judges for a chance to advance to the next level of Virtual Enterprise competition.
Students honored for exceptional character and academic excellence
Miller Place High School recently recognized a group of outstanding students at its 23rd annual OAK (Outstanding Acts of Kindness) and OAR (Outstanding Academic Recognition) ceremony. Students were recommended by staff members for performing inspiring acts of kindness or demonstrating excellent work ethic in their classes.
“Students chosen to be honored at our OAK and OAR ceremony have shown exemplary behavior through their compassion and kindness or through remarkable academic progress and performance,” said Superintendent of Schools Mr. Seth Lipshie. “They represent our community with outstanding pride and are excellent role models for their peers. We are so proud to honor them at our OAK and OAR ceremony.”
OAK award recipients are recommended for performing gestures of kindness and displaying compassion without expecting anything in return. OAR award recipients are recommended for achieving academic excellence by maintaining high scores, improving their scores or taking harder courses and rising to educational challenges that may be outside of their comfort zone.
Marc Lindemann is named a Newsday Top 10 Boys Fencer, Michael Giugliano and Brian Schreck are named Newsday Top 100 Wrestlers
Three Miller Place High School student athletes were recently recognized by Newsday for their achievements throughout the 2023-2024 season. Marc Lindemann was named a Newsday Top 10 Boys Fencer and Michael Giugliano and Brian Schreck were named Newsday Top 100 Wrestlers.
“Being named a Newsday top athlete is an incredible achievement and we’re so proud of Marc Lindemann, Michael Giugliano and Brian Schreck. This is a testament to the dedication, hard work and passion they each display in their athletic careers,” said Superintendent of Schools Mr. Seth Lipshie.
It didn’t take Marc Lindemann long to make an impact on the combined Miller Place/Newfield Fencing team by winning the Suffolk individual foil title as a freshman. He had a 33-1 record to accompany his place on Newsday’s All-Long Island team.
Michael Giugliano was a Suffolk Division I champion at 132 pounds. The Buffalo commit was sixth at the state tournament. Brian Schreck took fourth place in Suffolk Division I at 145 pounds.
North Country Road Middle School students shine at the Brookhaven National Lab’s math tournament
A group of North Country Road Middle School students represented the Miller Place School District with pride at the recent MoMathlon middle school math tournament at Brookhaven National Lab.
“The District is pleased to offer our students the opportunity to participate in academic competitions like MoMathlon. This allows them to have an exciting day competing against students from different schools in an educational environment at Brookhaven National Lab,” said Superintendent of School Seth Lipshie.
Students tested their math skills and showcased their strong teamwork throughout three rounds of problems, including “Individual,” “Team,” and “Mix-Up.” The day was filled with learning, as expert educators led solution discussions alongside brain teasers and warm-up activities.
NCRMS teachers Nicholas Corleto, Deana DeRosa, Corinne D’Andrea, and Maureen Radday led the group of students and prepared them to shine at the tournament. The District congratulates all the students who participated for showing incredible mathematical prowess and team spirit.