Make summer count for America’s students

Yesterday we came across an article in the Post and Courier by Gene A. Budig and Alan Heaps that sums up everything beautifully.  YEScarolina is trying to combat this with our entrepreneur summer camps and teaching teens to create jobs for themselves. Sixteen million high schools students are on summer vacation and many are looking […]

Jerome Smalls honored as Ernst & Young’s Youth Entrepreneur of the Carolinas

Jerome Smalls, CEO of The Handykid and recent graduate of Zucker Middle School was recently named Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the Carolinas by Ernst & Young.   The Handykid was one of 8 companies recognized in the Carolina’s and Smalls was the only Youth award recipient.  Award recipients were honored at a black-tie awards […]

It takes a village

I was catching up on our program partner NFTE’s blog this morning on mentoring and it reminded me that YEScarolina needed to recognize a special mentor to one of our outstanding students, Jerome Smalls.  Jerome’s mentor and neighbor, Carol Onorato, has always gone above and beyond to inspire him and be involved in his life.  […]