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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Student Competition

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and Rutgers Business School (RBS) are proud to announce the winners of the May 2021 Rutgers Business School Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Student Competition “Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Challenge." We celebrate each team for addressing the biggest global supply chain management challenge ever—and presenting it virtually! Student-led teams participated in project-based learning to increase knowledge about the distribution of pharmaceuticals to address the goals of the challenge. They were judged on the authenticity and depth of research for both a domestic and global distribution plan.

Beginners Division

First Place: Morris County School of Technology – Team 1
Students: Sammie Dolce, Carter Hauge, Matthew Martino and Jay Patel

Second Place: Union High School
Students: Ethan Deronet, Ana Figueiredo, Sneha Mexon, Ricardo Rodriguez and Michele Torres

Third Place: Morris County School of Technology – Team 2
Students: Emma Fields, Caitlin Frey, Jamie Hoberman and Sanya Mehta

Advanced Division

First Place: Passaic County Technical Institute
Students: Gisselle Ambrosio, Michele Gonzalez, Samiyah Goodwin and Giselle Hernandez

Second Place: West Deptford High School
Students: Jack Haverson, Brian Loughery, Ethan Nizzardi and Robert Smizer

Third Place: East Orange Campus High School
Students: Mary Jones, Oscary Mendoza and Sashia Miller

The New Jersey Department of Education and Rutgers Business School have partnered to increase awareness of career pathways in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management field amongst educators and students. As a result of this partnership, students have opportunities to participate in real-world experiences as they learn about the field. We thank Professor William McLaury, Rutgers Business School, for his continued support of this program.

For more information about the Supply Chain Management Teacher Training or to begin a career and technical education (CTE) program of study in this content area, contact Thomas P. Bacola, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Career Cluster® specialist, at thomas.bacola@doe.nj.gov.