CIE 2020 Case Competition

2020 Case Competition

CIE’s first case competition of the school year was successfully completed last Friday, October 23rd! Teams were asked to create innovative pitches to help grocery stores struggling to stay safe and profitable during the COVID-19 pandemic. With four CMC alum from business and consulting as judges, each team pitched for a chance at first or second place. The first place seat, awarded to The Fresh Four, comes with a $1,000 prize. Second place, awarded to¬†CMC 24 Ballers, comes with a $250 prize.
Notably, both first and second place teams are fully comprised of freshman at CMC, Class of 2024.


First Place Award – $1,000

The Fresh Four

  • Joy Zhu (CMC ’24)
  • Zara Vakath (CMC ’24)
  • Rachana Muvvala (CMC ’24)
  • Natalie Ionescu (CMC ’24)

Second Place Award – $250

CMC 24 Ballers

  • Ian Larson (CMC ’24)
  • Homer Livingston (CMC ’24)


Thank you to our judges as well, and please be on the lookout for more competitions from the CIE this spring!