By: Mounica Ramireddy
Students from Appalachian State University have achieved success in the 2023 National Shore Sales Challenge, held March 30 - April 1 at Salisbury University's Perdue School of Business in Salisbury, Maryland.
A list of the student competitors from App State follows.
- Marketing Junior Ethan Beatty
- Supply Chain Management Senior Reily Burke
- Marketing Senior Manley Stovall
- Marketing Junior Nick Alberse
- Marketing Senior Rachel Rabideau
Rachel Rabideau and Ethan Beatty emerged as finalists in their respective categories.
Rabideau scored first place in the first round and was a top 10 finalist out of 72 student competitors in the Role Play Competition.
Beatty was named one of the top 10 finalists in the Speed Selling Event, out of more than 120 students competing.
The team was coached by Dr. Bonnie Guy, App State’s John W. Guffey Jr. Professor of Marketing and director of the university’s Professional Selling Program.
“Barrett Garner '94 provided valuable coaching, insight and guidance to the team,” said Dr. Guy.
Garner is a member of the advisory board for the Professional Selling Program.
About the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
At Appalachian State University, students in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management learn to drive industry initiatives that develop customer satisfaction and retention, contribute to company profits and build connections with suppliers, distributors and the community. Students majoring in marketing may select a concentration in general marketing, digital marketing or sales. Students majoring in supply chain management learn about logistics, operations, strategic sourcing, process improvement strategies and supply chain technologies, enabling them to help future employers reduce costs, improve profits and expand their markets. Learn more at https://marketing.appstate.edu.