St. Benedict heads to Chicago for Business
May 23, 2018 - The St. Benedict CSS Business Studies program - lead by Mr. Giuseppe Politi - participated in it's annual international field trip from Wednesday, May 16 to Sunday, May 20 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The students, ranging from grades 9-12 visited a variety of business-related events.
Firstly, the group participated in an entrepreneurship seminar at Catholic-based DePaul University. The group then had a guided tour and banking presentation at the Federal Reserve Money Museum. Students also participated in a stock market seminar at the Chicago Board of Exchange. Finally, the Apple Store hosted the students in an interactive advertising competition using modern technology.
Other notable stops included a Chicago White Sox game, Holy Name Cathedral, a guided double decker bus tour, famous landmarks including Cloud Gate, and even some deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati's!
In previous years, the program has visited New York City, Washington DC, and Boston. 2019 planning has already begun!