March 12, 2014
APICS student chapter ties for 4th, places 11th at case competition
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire APICS student chapter attended the 19th Annual APICS Great Lakes District Student Case Competition, February 21–23, 2014 in Downer's Grove, Il. Twenty-one teams participated in the competition which included two UW-Eau Claire teams. Blugold teams tied for 4th and placed 11th, winning a total of $870.
APICS—The Association for Operations Management—is a not-for-profit international education organization, offering certification programs, training tools and networking opportunities to increase workplace performance. To learn more about the UW-Eau Claire APICS chapter, contact Danny Greene, president, or Terry Wells, senior lecturer in the Department of Management and Marketing, the chapter’s faculty adviser.
Members of the 4th place team: (l to r): Ashley Hoefer from Sun Prairie, WI; Trevor Kask from Pepin, WI; Joel Carlsen from Eau Claire, WI; Mike Huberty from Manawa, WI; Megan Draxler from Auburndale, WI; Danny Greene from Wayzata, MN; Steve Dalsky from Eau Claire, WI; and Erika Holm from Elk Mound, WI.
Members of the 11th place team: (Top row, l to r) Josh Loken from Iola, WI; Jack Jay Hunt from Woodbury, MN; Casey Perry from Roberts, WI; Matt Steel from Appleton, WI. (Front row, l to r): Patrick Smith from Shakopee, MN; Mitchell Heupel from Germantown, WI; Kevin Reeping from Rochester, MN; and Logan Boltz from De Pere, WI.