Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

An Exciting Opportunity For Student Entrepreneurs
Free Five Day Summer Entrepreneurship Academy

What Youth Entrepreneurial Academy (YEA). Learn the ins and outs of starting a business and becoming your own boss. Students will transform ideas and passions into a viable business plan. Every participant will receive a $500 NIACC scholarship and have an opportunity to compete for seed money to launch their business this summer.
When  July 9-13 2018
Time  8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where North Iowa Area Community College – John Pappajohn Business Center
Who Current high school students
Details Approximately 25 aspiring student entrepreneurs from North Iowa will participate. Join in the interesting activities, insightful guest speakers and fun field trips!
Apply Applications are also available from your counselor, business teachers or the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.


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The Youth Entrepreneurial Academy is FREE!!!

Students who choose NIACC First will receive an automatic $500 Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Scholarship! Up to $2000 in scholarships are available to students enrolling in the Associate in Science (Business/Entrepreneurship) Degree program at NIACC!

Want to learn more? Need an application? Contact us:

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
500 College Drive, Mason City, IA 50401


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Youth Entrepreneurial Academy 2016 Winners YEA

North Iowa Youth Entrepreneurial Academy YEA 2018

YEA Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Winners NIACC

Iowa Youth Entrepreneurial Academy YEA NIACC

Iowa Youth Entrepreneurial Academy YEA Winners

Winners – (Front Row) Gavin Scroggins, Devin Uhlenhopp, (Back Row) Rebekah Sletten, Madison Potter, TJ Hauser and Rachel Snyder

Youth Entrepreneurial Academy Presentation Day

Belmond/Klemme – Aaron and Marcus Nelson, Clear Lake – Samantha Craighton, Olivia Hanna-Marken, Kayla Kerns and, Regatta Olinger, Forest City – Dakota Richardson, Garner/Hayfield/Ventura – Derek Lonneman, Hampton/Dumont – Peter Bollhagen and Duncan Wood, Mason City – Skyler Marshall, Angelica Post and Cassandra Shober, Osage – Jessie Gast, St. Ansgar – Jennifer Johnson, W-C-T – Shayla Banchs Gavin Scroggin; Osage – Madison Potter, Rebekah Sletten, Wyatt Spitz; West Fork – Lea Carlson

YEA Donation to Sci Can Youth Entrepreneurial Academy