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Ernst & Young names local student, Adam Zerbst, Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Scholar

On July 17, 2013, Adam Zerbst, CEO of Adam’s All Natural and 2012 YEScarolina State Business Plan Competition Finalist, received the 2012-2013 Ernst & Young Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Scholar Award of $1,000. Adam is a 2013 graduate of James Island Charter High School. Adam’s All Natural, a snack food start-up, seeks to “provide the […]

MeadWestVaco’s Donation Delivers for Budding Entrepreneurs

Charleston, SC – The Specialty Chemicals Division of paper company MeadWestvaco has donated a $2,500 grant to YEScarolina. Alyssa D’Orazio, MeadWestvaco’s Community Relations Specialist, said, “We truly believe in the organization’s mission and feel strongly that they have developed a winning model to ensure each and every classroom in need has the proper tools to […]

Teacher Training Comes to Charleston!

From June 17th through the 20th, YEScarolina hosted a Teacher Training program. The program trained South Carolinian teachers to teach entrepreneurship to their middle and high school students. The Training was held by a Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) approved instructor, and was available at no cost to the eligible teachers. The training is at […]