Waukesha County student wins 2nd annual ‘Wisconsin YES’ youth biz plan contest

June 12, 2013 Sara Linderman, an 8th grader at Pilgrim Park Middle School and a resident of Brookfield, is the grand prize winner in Wisconsin YES!, a youth business plan contest for students in middle and high school.

Seventeen entries advance to second phase in ‘Wisconsin YES!’ youth biz plan contest

April 16, 2013 A statewide panel of judges have selected 17 entries to advance to Phase 2 of Wisconsin YES!, a youth business plan contest for students in middle school and high school.  

Marathon County student wins Wisconsin YES! student business plan contest

June 16, 2012 Tyler Ebert, a June graduate of D.C. Everest High School in Schofield and a resident of Weston, is the grand prize winner in Wisconsin YES!, a youth business plan contest for students in middle school and high school.

Seventeen students advance to second phase of ‘Wisconsin YES!’ business plan contest

February 16, 2012 MADISON – A statewide panel of judges have selected 17 students to move to Phase 2 of Wisconsin YES!, a youth business plan contest for students in middle school and high school.     

Inside WI: Youth business plan contest offers introduction to STEM careers

November 29, 2011 One study after another has lamented the fact that America is producing fewer scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians than our competitors in Europe and Asia. As the baby boom generation begins to retire, that’s a threat to the economy and to national security.

Wisconsin YES contest featured on ‘WisBusiness.com: The Show’

November 23, 2011 In this episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show,” Tom Still discusses the upside to the volatility of the Wisconsin economy, Liz Schrum talks to Platteville Schools’ Greg Quam about technology education in schools and the WisBusiness.com Stock Report discusses jobs and farms.

Wisconsin YES! featured on ‘WisBusiness.com: The Show’

November 11, 2011 In this episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show,” Tom Still talks about the Wisconsin YES! contest, which he calls a great opportunity for middle and high school students to earn entrepreneurship experience. Then, WEA Trust’s Mark Moody talks about the history of his non-profit insurance organization and its involvement in the Wisconsin YES! program.

Madison East student wins first place in Dane County youth business idea contest

July 19, 2010 MADISON – Nelson Auner, who graduated in June from Madison East High School, is the Grand Prize winner in the second Dane County YES! youth business plan contest, producers announced Tuesday.

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.