CATCH-22, a team representing the College of Business, won the 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup at an awards luncheon on April 10, 2013 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
The Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup is one of the premier business-plan competitions in America. This competition is supported in large part by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation along with support from corporations, businesses, individuals, foundations, and universities.
CATCH-22 team members James Rutherford, Ryan Guinee, Robert Grasby, and Brandon Burroughs, along with their team advisor, Richard Crane, won 1st prize in the amount of $25,000 for their undergraduate business plan that will create a liquid organic fertilizer from an undesirable fish that has invaded the Mississippi River Basin. They also won the Arkansas Farm Bureau Agriculture Award 1st place prize for $6,000.