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Great Falls High Student Places 10th in a National Competition

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Great Falls High sophomore Cody Conway is a member of the deca competition team andthe debate club, but it his work with the Business Professionals of America Club that landed Conway as the top business student  in the state of montana. "Ihad to compete at a regional level, at the state level I took firstplace," he says.

Conwaymoved on to the national level where his economics project  took 10th place in the nation where only thetop 2 in a catagory get to move on. "Thetopic for the entire nation was the same it was about youth unemployment andhow it, what causes it and how it effect the economy and what can you do tochange it which was basically what the entire project was about," says Conway.

Conwayhas some simple advice for any student who wants to be successful in business. "Ihave to say be persistent. and try hard it's not going to come when you firsttry it, last year I didn't make it past the regional stage. which is veryexciting for me considering that I made it to nationals now, but just keeptrying, and keep at it and eventulayy you could quite possibly succeed," explains Conway. Andwhen he is not working on solving an economic problem you may find conway inthe library. "I enjoy reading," says Conway.

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