In May of 2017, Penelope Lorenzana, also known as Chef Moppy, (11) traveled to Rochester, NY as the semi-finalists in the Saunders Scholars Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) regional and national competitions. Chef Moppy was the top winner from her class in the Sandy Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy and won $3,900 to start her business. Since[…]
Olivia Berhan (17 years old), CEO of Kelali, and Penelope Lorenzana (11 years old) CEO of LifeThyme Tool Co. were awarded over $3,000 each of seed money for their respective businesses at the 3rd Annual Sandy Area Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy Shark Tank Investor Panel. Out of 44 students these two young exceptional women[…]
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Without our sponsors, we wouldn’t have a program. Let’s give you a chance to get to know the businesses behind our Sandy Area Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy. We’ve had a lot of help this year and, with the prospects for the future, we are excited to grow our efforts. Our sponsors are featured in each[…]
Sean Marchant is one of our chamber ambassadors. He has taken the opportunity to mentor some of the students in our Sandy Class for our Young Entrepreneurs Academy. He has been providing valuable help to our students, which will get them prepared faster for our upcoming Investor Panel Shark Tank. His comments and thoughts on[…]
Hi everyone! We hope you are enjoying the fun as much as we are in Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Last week our students took tours of both the Leatherby’s Restaurant in Draper and the Megaplex Theatres at Valley Fair Mall. The students learned a lot about what it takes to run both places. At Leatherby’s, the[…]
These are the faces of the Sandy Area Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy! We are so excited about this year and the ideas that have been generated. We have 17 weeks left until the Investor Panel Shark Tank. These students are excited to see where this program takes them. We have a mix of students from[…]
WELCOME to all of our new students for the year! We will be featuring a blog post with all of them in it, but here’s a sneak peak… Say hello to the GTI and SANDY Cohorts! Congratulations to all of our students! The students had to go through a very competitive process to get into[…]
Check out the newsletter from August 17. See what’s happening at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy.