Industrial & Systems Engineering Student Wins Big in 2020 Big Idea Competition

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Cocovana founderSheldon Barrett (B.S. ISE ‘20)

Students from the Herbert Wertheim College of engineering swept all four top honors in the 2020 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Warrington College of Business. Sheldon Barrett, who graduates this spring with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, took home the first prize of $25,000.  Barrett founded and leads Cocovana, a tropical lifestyle company that promotes a healthier lifestyle and sustainability.

Read more about the competition and all the winners.