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Two Students Who Shined at the YE Pitch Competition

Last year’s The Big Idea competition has grown to become the National Invention Convention ...

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Student of the Month: Auhneiyce Grissom

Auhneiyce Grissom, a student at Hutchinson High School in Hutchinson, Kansas, wanted to find a cl...

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Before Aaron Cummings  became a famous Youth Entrepreneurs teacher at Watford City High Scho...

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The YE Domino Effect

Aleecia Culbreath has always thought a career in the business world might be in her future. ...

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Student of the Month: Dashanti Jackson

“Persistence, sound judgment and responsibility,” YE student Dashanti Jackson spills ...

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All Dressed Up and Everywhere to Go

With prom season just around the corner, we revisit how one YE alumna said yes to the dress busin...

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Blazing His Own Trail

Nestled in the heart of western Kansas is Dodge City, one of the most famous frontier towns in Am...

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Student of the Month: Lucero Laborin

Across the nation, hundreds of Youth Entrepreneurs students are celebrating everyday successes, b...

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How an educator connection can change everything

James Harris was a 4.0 student … who went to a youth detention center for possession of ma...

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Detroit: Opportunity City

Less than a decade ago, most had written Detroit off the map. Today, rekindled and reborn by thos...

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Student of the Month: Luis Villalba

Imagine it: A delicious packet of savory, corn-husk wrapped heaven, delivered right to your doors...

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The one thing every student needs

Youth Entrepreneurs provided a single opportunity. Luke Hurt took it from there.  In the fa...

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Small town girl, big city passion

Raised in Western Kansas, in a community best known for feedlots and its agricultural prowess, it...

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The three-day event that changes everything

The 2019 YE Summit is revving up and heading straight for Detroit, and it’s hauling a full ...

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Turning challenge into triumph

His story is one of challenge and triumph, failure and success. He’s a fighter, a father, a...

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Meet Renate Matthews: YE educator

Renate Matthews is a 13-year classroom veteran, but the last two completely transformed her minds...

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2019 YE Summit: Applications Open Now!

Get revved up, YE Summit July 15-19, 2019 A transformational experience is headed for downtown D...

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Passion is Fashionable

When Jairo Fernandez first joined the Youth Entrepreneurs class at Bishop Ward High School in Kan...

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Student of the Month: Rich Garris

Drive, passion, opportunity, humility. For most, these words conjure thoughts of CEOs, venture ca...

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Family & Foundational Values

Gavin Darr may only be in his first year of teaching, but his familiarity with Youth Entrepreneur...

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Opportunity is Everywhere

Maribel Sanchez knows a thing or two about opportunity. Her parents moved to Dodge City, Kan., fr...

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Meet Sarah Bown, YE Educator

Sarah Bown is a Digital Marketing teacher at  Truman, William Chrisman and Van Horn High Sch...

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Just Try It: The Power of Networking

What’s in it for me? It’s a question we know students often ask themselves before dec...

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Coffee Talk: The Power of Partnerships

Murray Moore is no stranger to entrepreneurship. He started his first business as a 7-year-old. B...

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To Go Forward, Get Uncomfortable

For as long as he could remember, Terrell White Jr.  knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, h...

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To The Stars Through Difficulties

Igniting a passion. Opening doors to new opportunities. Transforming mindsets. At Youth Entrepren...

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Meet Debbie Johnson

Debbie Johnson teaches Youth Entrepreneurs at The Independent School in Wichita, Kan. In addition...

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Student of the Month: Mykal Radney

We’re celebrating YE student mindset-shift moments and everyday successes with our Student ...

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Meet Cody

Cody Foster grew up in smalltown Stockton, Kan. But thanks to entrepreneurial roots, he grew up t...

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Meet Chas

Youth Entrepreneurs teaches Chas Malone to value education and convinces him to pursue a college ...

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YE Biz Bang 2018 Paves Way for Future

YE’s excited to announce, that together, with the support of generous donors, a record $2 m...

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Meet DJ

DJ Fisher attributes his successful career as a professional sports agent to an experience he had...

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Meet Thomas

Tom Staperfenne’s role as a Youth Entrepreneurs educator sets him up perfectly to teach mat...

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Meet Jeff

Jeff Johnson is President of Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan., and has been a loya...

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Meet Cindy

Cindy Schluckebier implements Youth Entrepreneurs curriculum with a unique twist - enabling ...

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Meet Arthur

Arthur Hampton, Jr., is the Michigan Relationship Manager for Youth Entrepreneurs. “What go...

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Meet Bill

Bill Hanna is the retired President of Koch Industries and a long-time supporter of Youth Entrepr...

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Meet Kyle

Kyle Offutt is a YE alum who graduated from Wichita State University in 2017 with a degree in Eng...

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Student of the Month: Michelle Sanchez

We’re celebrating YE student mindset-shift moments and everyday successes with our Student ...

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YE Alum Sets Stage for YE Summit Success

If two heads are better than one, dozens of bright students collaborating is best.The Youth Entre...