8th Annual Southeast Colorado Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair) Results

Description: LJ Willis - 2nd place - Vilas, Jazmine Gardea - Honorable Mention - Vilas, Alex Wesbrook - 4E Award - HomeSchool/Las Animas, Chrisily Furia - 1st place - Hoehne, John Terry - 4th place - Hoehne, Grace Gardner - 3rd place - Las Animas.

Published: 05/04/2022
Byline: Hart

8th Annual Southeast Colorado Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair)

Students in 5th - 12 grades from across the seven counties in SE Colorado are invited to attend (Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, & Prowers).  There are two divisions, i.e. Middle School and High School, and cash prizes are awarded to the top five students in each division, and to the 4E Award winner. 

All winners in both divisions have a business established and operational at this time.  

The 4E Award was presented to a student business owner who reflected "Exceptional Entrepreneurial Effort Extended"  The winner of the 4E Award this year was Alex Wesbrook, a 10th grade HomeSchool student from Las Animas.  Alex operates a Facebook page, "Bent County Bulletin (BCB)", sharing information about his community with Bent County residents.  

Alec Baca - 2nd place - HomeSchool/Rocky Ford - 8th grade 
Draven Ferch - 3rd place - Vilas Middle School - 6th grade 
Evangelina Elliott - Honorable Mention - Vilas Middle School - 7th grade 
Hannah Baca - Honorable Mention - HomeSchool/Rocky Ford - 6th grade
Khloe Kuhn - 1st place - Home School/Olney Springs - 6th grade 
LJ Willis - 2nd place - Vilas High School - 9th grade 
Jazmine Gardea - Honorable Mention - Vilas High School - 10th grade
Alex Wesbrook - 4E Award - HomeSchool/Las Animas - 10th grade 
Chrisily Furia - 1st place - Hoehne High School - 10th grade 
John Terry - 4th place - Hoehne High School - 9th grade  
Grace Gardner - 3rd place - Las Animas High School - 10th grade 

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