QUINCY (WGEM) — The Adams County CEO program teaches native seniors entrepreneurship.
Alex Eckhardt is a senior at Quincy Excessive College, with aspirations of turning into a businessman. He mentioned he utilized to the CEO program together with his future in thoughts.
“I knew this program would train me quite a bit a few enterprise and we’d go to a bunch of various companies, study a bunch of various sorts. So I knew this could be the right likelihood for me to study what I need to do,” Eckhardt mentioned.
Roger Leenerts is the facilitator of this system. He mentioned he desires college students to realize as a lot information as doable.
“These are all seniors from totally different colleges in Adams County. To study totally different beginning a small enterprise turning into an entrepreneur. And studying about all of the alternatives there are to personal and develop a enterprise,” Leenerts mentioned.
Leenerts mentioned the recent cocoa enterprise provides college students hands-on expertise.
“They’re buying stock they needed to calculate what they need to promote it at. So that they’re understanding gross revenue and so they’ll be internet earnings. So it’s all of the elements of operating a small enterprise,” Leenerts mentioned.
Eckhardt mentioned the cocoa enterprise has taught him quite a bit.
“It would not go all the time go the best way you intend it. Our first evening we had some struggles we had some issues we would have liked to get previous. And I’d say we tailored very well and we acquired round these. And we have now quite a bit higher issues we’re going to do,” Eckhardt mentioned.
The Adams County CEO college students will proceed to promote sizzling cocoa on the Competition of Lights December nineteenth.