The Frisco Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 15 at 5 PM.
Join sponsors on September 12th at FISD CTE Center, 9889 Wade Boulevard in Frisco at 6PM To learn more about the Frisco Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!).
The 33-week program takes motivated middle and high school students through the process of launching and running their own real businesses in a fun, exciting, projects-based approach.
Students develop professional skills, connect with local, legendary entrepreneurs, pitch to investors for start-up funding, launch their own real, legal businesses, and have the opportunity to participate in a national college scholarship competition. “Future generations of entrepreneurs will benefit from bringing the innovative power of the YEA! program to our community. We are excited to inspire individuals of all ages in our area.” Tony Felker, President and CEO, Frisco Chamber of Commerce.
Sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Frisco Independent School District, the program offers dynamic guest speakers from the business community and trips to local companies, as students develop professional skills, launch their own real, legal businesses and have the opportunity to participate in a national scholarship competition.
Please contact Roz Righetti with the Frisco Chamber of Commerce at (972) 335-9522 or RRighetti@friscochamber.com for additional information about fees and schedule.