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730 KANSAS STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE SERIES

NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the conclusion of the 2019-2020 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 730 students from 46 Kansas communities participated in 41 local entrepreneurship competitions.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Sophia Glanville, Yowl Creek Sweets and Treats

Sophia Glanville talks about how the YEC program has influenced her as an entrepreneur.

3D Printing in Play Again

It wasn’t long after the COVID-19 situation became serious, they started coming. Emails and tags in social media to colleague Tim Haynes and I about 3D printing being used to solve various related problems, from valves of some kind for ventilators to a substitute for N95 masks, writes Jim Correll, director of Fab Lab ICC at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Independence Community College, in this special piece.

Entrepreneurial Mindset Has Changed My Life-Nancy Kishpaugh

Fab Lab ICC shares what Nancy Kishpaugh had this to say about the life-effect of her change in mindset after completing the Entrepreneurial Mindset class featuring the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Jaelyn Rumback, Beauty by Jae

Jaelyn Rumback competed in the 2019-2020 YEC Series in Norton County and placed first in her high school division. Here Jaelyn talks about how this program has influenced her as an entrepreneur.

Destination BootCamp® Business Spotlight: Manweiler Chevrolet

Gene Manweiler, owner of Manweiler Chevrolet, attended Destination BootCamp® in October 2018 and Graduate Destination BootCamp in March 2019. Here he talks about this impact this program has had on his business.

Origins of Montgomery County E-Community Part 2

Guest blogger, Jim Correll, shares about the impact of Montgomery County E-Community by continuing the journey of the development of the group.

Origins of Montgomery County E-Community Part 1

Guest blogger, Jim Correll, shares about the impact of Montgomery County E-Community by exploring the origins of NetWork Kansas.

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Series Successful Event Spotlight: Neosho County

Neosho County’s first event as part of the YEC Series was incredibly well attended with many students and community members involved.

Destination BootCamp® Business Spotlight: Somewhere in Time Antiquities

Somewhere in Time Antiquities was launched in 2007 by Sean Ryland’s parents after they retired. Ryland joined them in business and relocated from Kansas City to Baxter Springs, KS in 2016. Learn how Destination BootCamp impacted their business.