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TAMU-CC students show concepts at Ideas Challenge Showcase

Ideas Challenge Showcase
Posted at 5:58 PM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 19:01:23-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — It was a big day for students at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Today, students were able to compete in the Ideas Challenge Showcase.

Islanders got a chance to present business concepts in front of judges for a chance at winning cash prizes.

The showcase was made possible through a partnership with the university's business school and the Buccaneer Commission.

It was funded through a $10,000 grant from Buc Days Rodeo proceeds.

"You come to Buc Days, you have a good time, the dollars generated from that come back to help initiatives like this,” said Johnny Philipello, president/CEO of the Buccaneer Commission.

The winners of today's competition will go on to present their ideas in College Station.

Last year's winner from Corpus Christi won second place overall.