On February 15, 2019, South Pasadena Review covered South Pasadena High School’s experience at the 2019 Los Angeles Area Conference & Exhibition, an event in which thousands of VE students gathered at the Pasadena Convention Center to trade, network, compete, and showcase the businesses and skills they’ve been developing in VE all year long.
“Payroll, human resources, expenses: it can be an intimidating prospect for students to transition from high school to college and the business environment. At South Pasadena High School, however, students are getting a head start on the process by experiencing the workplace in the classroom.
By working together with other students and learning the nuances of how all parts of a business come together to make a successful venture, [South Pasadena High School Junior Chloe] Lovejoy feels the Virtual Business Enterprise experience has given her more confidence and clarity to craft a successful career.
‘The biggest thing I’ve taken away from it is just being more prepared for my future career, whatever that may be,’ shared Lovejoy. ‘Even if it isn’t necessarily in HR or part of a corporate structure, I feel more adequately prepared for my job future.’”
Read the full story here: “So Pas High Virtual Enterprise Team Off to National Competition”