Top students at CPHS have been selected to participate in
the fifth annual Nassau County High School Comprtoller’s Business
Challenge on April 4 in Mineola. The competition features more than 200
students from various Nassau County high schools who will all be tasked
with conceptualizing or developing and bringing to market an app with
mass appeal in the fields of healthcare, public safety or homeland
security, and then presenting their plan.
Each team will be composed of individuals who will assume
leadership roles; Peter Figueroa will be chief executive officer,
Preston Monteforte will be vice president of operations, Maria Buffolino
will be vice president of finance, Alexandra Docyk will be co-vice
president of marketing, Jailene Marin will be co-vice president of
marketing, and Ben Armstrong will be general counsel. They will be led
by business teacher Toula Tsibidis-Foufas.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos visited CPHS to
meet and congratulate the team on its invitation to compete, wish them
luck, and encouraged them to continue reaching new heights.