MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Their own BusinessES
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Over the course of the program, students will:
Brainstorm business ideas
Write a business plan
Interact with business professionals
Pitch their business plan to potential “investors” (think ABC’s “Shark Tank”!)
Legally register their businesses
Participate in a Trade Show
Actually launch their own businesses or social movements
99% of academy graduates enroll in college
19% of YEA! students start second businesses
50% of YEA! students continue business for more than 1 year
49% of YEA! students are female
56% of YEA! students are under-represented minorities
YEA! students have been awarded millions of dollars in scholarships as a result of their involvement in YEA!
4,338 students have graduated from YEA! and have launched over 3,000 businesses
The Union County
Chamber of Commerce
227 E. Fifth St.
Marysville, Ohio 43040