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.”
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The Westerlysun Chariho students getting chance to try out ideas in incubator business setting
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — A new incubator program will offer Chariho seniors opportunities to explore, develop and present their business ideas.
The district is the first in New England to offer the INCubatoredu program from the Ilinois-based company Uncharted learning. The company’s Executive Director, Margarita Geleske, welcomed Chariho to the program.
“We are honored to work with Chariho,” she said. “The school district’s leadership has a strong commitment to creating innovative learning opportunities for students, which makes for a terrific environment for the entire community.”