John Brown team piles up awards

Meat-tenderness idea wins $33,000 in Governor’s Cup

Posted: April 21, 2011 at 3 a.m.

Kirk Dennison of Agricultural Food Systems at John Brown University makes the winning pitch during the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup business-plan competition in Little Rock.

Four John Brown University students swept the undergraduate awards Wednesday at the 11th Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup business plan competition.

Teams of graduate and undergraduate students competed in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup, including in an "elevator pitch" tournament Wednesday in which a representative pitched a business plan in 90 seconds. Audience members voted by text, picking Agricultural Food Systems from John Brown University and cycleWood Solutions from UA-Fayetteville as the winners.
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