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December 2nd, 2009
Travis Elementary class schooled in entrepreneurship

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A Travis Elementary fourth grade class recently heard from a Texas State University business student about principles of entrepreneurship.

Hanna Posey, a member of the university’s Students in Free Enterprise team, visited Sara Torres’ class for a discussion titled “Free Enterprise City.” The program teaches principles that include personal responsibility, reward for work, math concepts, specialization of labor, profit, products and services, spending and saving and the sales process.

SIFE is an international nonprofit that seeks to change the world through student efforts on more than 1,600 college and university campuses in 40 countries.

The Texas State SIFE team traditionally fares well, placing in the Top 20 at the national competition every year since 1997. The 2000 team won International Champion.

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