MASON CITY – Area high school students have the chance to take advantage of an adventurous and potentially profitable opportunity this summer.
Applications for North Iowa Area Community College’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Youth Entrepreneurial Academy are now being accepted through May 1st or until full. Space is limited to 30 students. The Academy will run June 15-19, 2015 on the NIACC campus and is free for the students.
High school students are eligible for the academy, which is an opportunity for participants to be exposed to entrepreneurship, challenged to apply their skills and creativity, encouraged to develop critical thinking skills and have another career option of being a “job creator.” Participants are eligible for an automatic $500 Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Scholarship if they choose to attend NIACC following their high school graduation. The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Youth Entrepreneurial Academy is sponsored by the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation.
To apply for the free Youth Entrepreneurial Academy or for more information, please visit this web site or call Mary Spitz at 641-422-4111 or toll-free at 1-888-GO NIACC, ext. 4111, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is located on the North Iowa Area Community College campus in Mason City, Iowa and provides college level courses and degree programs in entrepreneurship, as well as consulting services for business start-ups and existing industries in the North Iowa region. The Center also provides Launch & Grow training programs both for beginning companies and existing companies. Space is available in the North Iowa Business Incubator for start-up businesses. For more information, contact the NIACC JPEC at 641-422-4111. The national NACCE Innovation Award winning NIACC JPEC provides college level courses and degree programs in entrepreneurship, as well as comprehensive consulting services for business start-ups, existing industries and owner transitions in the North Iowa region.