Business students place at competition

Release Date: 11/13/2006

CLARKSVILLE, ARK. (Nov. 13, 2006) -- A group of U of O students earned third runner-up in a business skills competition.

Ozarks' chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) earned third runner up in a case study competition held the weekend of November 11-12 at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

Competing teams were required to come up with a corporate marketing campaign for Southern Aluminum, a Magnolia-based manufacturer of folding tables.

"We entitled (our) campaign "Keep it simple, keep it light," wrote Alis Perdomo, a member of the Ozarks team. "It (makes) customers aware of the feasability, quality and versatility of the products in comparison to other folding tables."