State Journal: Water purifier takes first place in youth contest

June 18, 2009

A solar-powered water purifier, invented by Middleton High School graduate Caroline Barry, won the top prize in the Dane County YES! Youth business plan contest. Read the full story in the Wisconsin State Journal here.

WisBusiness: Middleton student wins top prize in Dane County youth business idea contest

June 16, 2009

MADISON – Caroline Barry, who recently graduated from Middleton High School, is the Grand Prize winner in the first Dane County YES! youth business plan contest. The contest is produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council and funded by the Madison Community Foundation and other sponsors.  Read More

Twenty-eight entries advance to next round in county-wide youth business plan contest

March 11, 2009

MADISON – Twenty-eight entries from nine communities have advanced to the semi-final round of Dane County YES!, a new county-wide youth business plan contest, producers announced Wednesday. Read More

MCF grant helps launch youth business plan contest for Dane County

November 21, 2008

MADISON – Students in Dane County high schools and middle schools are eligible to compete in a business plan contest to help them learn how science and technology innovations move from idea to market. Read More