Event Planners in the Making

Forget Donald Trump’s Apprentices—if you want an event done well, get some high school students. Specifically, ask for Dave Robinson’s class at Port Perry High School in Port Perry, Ontario, about an hour from Toronto.

The senior-year students in Robinson’s interdisciplinary business course have raised about $40,000 through planning and implementing everything from a haunted house to writing and staging a theatrical production. Each event requires setting objectives, selecting a venue

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