Contact Us

Maine-Endwell Marketing Students Create Their Own Business

WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

While hundreds of people were enjoying their pancakes yesterday at Endwell Rotary Club’s annual pre-election breakfast a number of Maine-Endwell High School students were working with Rotary members to wait on customers and clean tables.  Another group of M-E students was on hand to promote and sell items for “Sparta Products”, a business created by Mrs. Keenan’s marketing class.  “Sparta Products” is operated by 18 members of her class.  They sell souvenirs and other products to promote Maine-Endwell and raise money for their business.

This is not just a casual operation but an actual class project to create a successful business.  How seriously do they take it ?  They sell stock in the company and provide shareholders with a return on their investment if a profit is made.

Headed up by CEO Madeline Flesher and CFO Samantha Wilks, “Sparta Products” takes surveys among other M-E students to see what items would be popular to sell.  At Atrio Catering where the pancake breakfast was going on marketing class members were selling drawstring bags and air fresheners.

They have lined up several area businesses who have invested in “Sparta Products” and they don’t buy anything until they can cover the cost of items purchased.  “Sparta Products” is a Jr. Achievement Company.

Best of 1290 WNBF

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for News-Breakers Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive News-Breakers Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.