South Florida Intercoastal

News - Elevator Pitch Competition

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Mar 23, 2020 Mon

22 students from South Broward High School participated in this year’s Elevator Pitch Competition this month and each gave about a one-minute pitch on a marine industry career in which they had an interest. Several industry-related judges volunteered to grade the students on a pre-defined rubric of professional dress, presence, industry knowledge, persuasion, and overall quality. The judges were also able to ask follow-up questions to the students. Many thanks to the following judges who gave of their time and talent to participate in this phase of the competition:

·         David Rose, Bennett Marine

·         Lisa Samuels, T. Spencer Samuels Insurance & Financial Services

·         Pam Stolarz, Centennial Bank

·         John Burke, TDW Marine

·         Brooke Joiner, Videoworks Group of America

·         Tim Davey, Global Marine Travel

·         Katie Hagan, FHG Marine Engineering

·         Nick DeSantis, Marsh & McLennan Agency

·         Bruce Evangelista, High Seas Hydraulics

·         Laura Wilson, Broward Schools