MarketWatch These holiday gifts help your kids become entrepreneurs, team players and inventors
Great entrepreneurs are passionate, creative and resilient. What parent wouldn’t want their children to develop those traits, even if they don’t plan to start a business when they grow up?
But is it possible to spark that entrepreneurial spirit with Christmas gifts? Yes, according to leaders of youth entrepreneur programs across the country.
We asked them for gift suggestions…
Daily Journal Empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs
KANKAKEE — Kankakee High School is inspiring the next wave of entrepreneurs by giving students a firsthand experience with starting businesses through its INCubator program.
The school introduced INCubator this year by choosing 40 students from different backgrounds. Those students have broken into groups to create products that resolve problems from “lame” lanyards to sweat-soaked shoes.
Dispatch and Rock Island Argus Pitch Scores for ROCKY Entrepreneurs
ROCK ISLAND — A team of Rock Island High School student entrepreneurs served up their best pitch this summer and hit it out of the ballpark.
Seniors Rashawn Overton, Romar Cantu and Cornelius Aldridge won a $7,500 first-place prize in July in a national pitch competition sponsored by the INCubatoredu Uncharted Learning Foundation. Mr. Overton, Mr. Cantu and Mr. Aldridge created a team called “L.E.A.D.,” which stood for “Leading Everyday and Driving to Success.”