NORTH MANCHESTER – Elaine "Lainey" Shock, North Manchester, won second place in the "Elevate Your Pitch" national sales competition sponsored by the Florida Press Association.

Shock is majoring in marketing and digital media arts at Manchester University in North Manchester.

Six Manchester University students placed in the top 10. They are all in Beth Driscoll's Introduction to Professional Sales course. She is an assistant professor of marketing and management.