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Floral Park Students Learn to Build Their Future

Several Virtual Enterprise students from Floral Park Memorial attended a seminar at Sewanhaka High School hosted by Sen. Elaine Phillips on March 18.  

The Building Your Future seminar featured a panel of experts in banking, small business, real estate and the stock market. Included on the panel was Paul Sapienza, owner of Sapienza’s Bake Shop, and Tim Dalton, president of Dalton Funeral Homes.  

The VE students attended the event in an effort to learn from the experts how to network and to introduce their company, KicksUp!

After remarks from the panelists, students broke into groups based on the financial advice they sought. Floral Park Memorial junior and Chief Operations Officer Beverly Bruno then introduced KicksUp! to the senator and explained the company to her and some panelists, including Mr. Sapienza and Mr. Dalton. Sen. Phillips cited the importance of relationships and said she was pleased that high school students were participating and preparing for the business world.