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Young Entrepreneur of the Year

2019 Entrepreneur of the Year

Noah Olson: Brothers Lawncare
Noah is a student at Spooner High School.
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2019 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalists


Christopher Bakken: Start Handmade

Christopher is a student at Badger High School.
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Wills Manning: Manning Landscape and Lawn Care

Wills is a student at Deerfield High School.
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Logan Melstrom: Backcountry Woodworking

Logan is a student at Ellsworth High School.
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William Nazarkewich: JumpStart Media Company

William is a student at Burlington High School.
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Madeline O'Neill: Eau Claire Soap Factory

Madeline is a student at Delong Middle School.
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Kaelyn Sumner: K's Bees

Kaelyn is a student at Pulaski High School.
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2019 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award application

Applications were due on February 22, 2019. Review the material posted below to prepare for the 2020 award application.

The spirit of our free enterprise system resides in the dreams of our young people. Everyday in Wisconsin there are young people that do what many only dream about. They turn their dream into reality, take a chance on success and have a big impact on the lives of others while doing something they love. Who are they? They are young entrepreneurs.

EY, Junior Achievement and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction would like to give recognition to an individual from 5th grade through 12th grade that is making their mark on our free enterprise system by turning a business idea into a reality; an individual who applied the entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated business knowledge to realize an actual operating business.

For questions about this information, contact Timothy Fandek (608) 267-9253