NCPA names finalists for business plan competition

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has named three teams of pharmacy students as finalists for the 2017 GoodNeighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. The students hail from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. They will present their business plans in a live competition on Oct. 14 at NCPA’s annual convention in Orland, Fla. They’re competing for first ($3,000 to the NCPA student chapter and $3,000 contributed to the school in the dean's name to promote independent pharmacy), second ($2,000 to the NCPA student chapter and $2,000 contributed to the school in the dean's name to promote independent pharmacy) and third place  (Third Place: $1,000 to the NCPA student chapter and $1,000 contributed to the school in the dean's name to promote independent pharmacy).