We love hearing updates from our brave AdCap student entrepreneurs! Ryan from Pennsylvania received a $1000 grant this year at the Fuel Up! Innovation Challenge to help solve a healthy eating challenge in school.
Find out what our brave innovators are up to now!
As part of his Project, “Healthy Lunch Meals,” Nabeel (New Jersey) wants to provide more options for healthy snacks to students using a snack freezer to provide frozen yogurt pops, smoothies and other nutrient-rich options. Nabeel dropped us a line the other day with a project update!
Sheyenne and her team at Valley City High School in North Dakota sent us this photo from their AdCap Project, “Hi-Liner Garden.” Their BIG idea, supported by a $1000 grant from Eco-Lab at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit, is a community garden program with younger students to introduce them to learning about their food and making healthy choices
Hannah, a junior from Middletown, PA, and an FCCLA member who received a $1000 grant from AdVenture Capital as part of last semester’s “FCCLA Online Challenge,” shared this update with us as she works on her Project – check out this photo of her presenting to her peers to help design and implement her Project!
We love getting updates from our AdCap entrepreneurs – Staley High School in Kansas City, MO., pitched their “BIG idea” last fall at the DFA Farm to Table Challenge to start a student-run smoothie program in their school to help more students have access to nutritious foods throughout the day. They’re still in the planning stage and have been meeting weekly or biweekly to discuss details and work with their administration to get started this spring. They sent us this fantastic logo for their “Falcon Fresh” project - check it out and stay tuned for more updates as they start implementing their project this spring!
This fall, SAP once again teamed up with GENYOUth to present the 2017 SAP Social Innovation Series, powered by AdVenture Capital. Over the course of three days and three cities, 180 students ages 13-17 worked side by side with SAP mentors to design student-led, innovative initiatives to health and wellness issues in their schools and communities. At the end of each event, students pitched their ideas to a panel of judges, and 30 winners received $1000 each to bring their idea to life.
We caught up with Abby E., a 12th grader from Indiana, and this year's $10,000 recipient for the SAP Bill McDermott Scholarship. In partnership with SAP, The SAP Bill McDermott Scholarship is offered to students in GENYOUth programs each year to provide funding for postsecondary education. As part of her scholarship application, Abby shared how she overcame personal adversity when a close family member developed a disability that removed her ability to hear. Abby taught herself adaptive sign language to communicate and now helps to interpret at activities.
This fall, students at Winter Park 9th Grade Center worked with the Dairy Council of Florida to develop innovative ideas to solve health and wellness challenges at their school. At the end of the semester, five projects were awarded funding from the Winter Park Health Foundation to bring their ideas to life this spring! Congratulations to all our brave entrepreneurs, and thank you to our partners at Dairy Council of Florida for all their support!
Congratulations to one of this year’s SAP Bill McDermott Scholarship Winners! Here, Lauryn, a 12th grader from Louisiana who was awarded $7,500, shares more about her experience receiving the scholarship and her plans for college.
Earlier this year, AdVenture Capital and Domino’s teamed up to ask students age 13-17 to submit an idea to transform healthy eating in their school or community for the chance to win $2,000 to bring their BIG idea to life. In addition to project funding, ten lucky student entrepreneurs were selected for an all-expenses-paid leadership experience to meet with top Domino’s executives. Check out their story in this highlights video!
Congratulations to one of this year’s SAP Bill McDermott Scholarship Winners! Here, Joey, an 11th grader from New York who was awarded $7,500, shares more about his experience receiving the scholarship and his plans for college.
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