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Two D211 Alumnae Win Scholarships from Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum

Two District 211 alumnae recently received scholarships from the Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF). Palatine High School Alumna Kathleen McManus and Fremd High School Alumna Nina Vrtjak each received $1,000 from the Palatine Chamber of Commerce group. The non-renewable funds will go toward college tuition, fees, books, or supplies. To be eligible for the scholarship, female students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, with the intent of attending a two-year or four-year college or university to earn a degree in a business-related field. Other criteria considered by the judges included business coursework in high school, ...

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Available to D211 Students

Embrace your passion. Live your dream. Change the world. That is the mission behind the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a program that takes high school students through the process of starting and running a real business during the course of an academic year. The program, sponsored by the Palatine Chamber of Commerce, is open to all High School District 211 students, with those interested being encouraged to submit an application. Beginning this fall, High School District 211 students will again have the unique opportunity to start and launch their own real businesses or social movements by participating in the program. Over the course of ...

District 211 Students Closer to Business Careers after Graduating from Young Entrepreneurs Academy

When Palatine High School student Yash Syal enrolled in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) as a sophomore, he didn’t know what to expect. With an overall interest in business, Syal figured the YEA! Program was going to be an extra curricular course to prepare him for a more advanced level of study. It didn’t take long for him to figure out it was much more. Syal first heard of the Palatine Chamber of Commerce sponsored program from a teacher at Palatine High School. Students who were not involved in extra-curricular activities or athletics were encouraged to enroll in the program, and he could no longer play football due to injuries. ...

17 Students Closer to Becoming Entrepreneurs in YEA! Program

Seventeen students from Township High School District 211 were selected to participate in the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) class of 2013. This yearlong program is being held at Palatine High School and guides high school students through launching their own real business or social movement. The program takes high school students through the process of starting and running a real business during the course of an academic year. It is sponsored by the Palatine Chamber of Commerce and is open to all High School District 211 students with those interested being encouraged to submit an application. YEA! ...