Don’t be afraid to take the leap!

“From the tenants at the eCenter in Hermitage, to all of the friends we made along the way, the connections we have through this program are truly irreplaceable”

Mark Rossi: Class of 2015

Founder, Earthbound Crystals

“When I started in the Academy, I was a quiet, unsure student, but I left as a well-spoken, young entrepreneur.”

Michael Bonnett: Class of 2015

Engagement and Communications Intern, eCenter@LindenPointe

“I feel that the Entrepreneurship Academy gave me the networking skills needed for me to be successful within the film industry.”

Kate Carpenter: Class of 2015

Temple University, Class of 2019

“The academy showed me that there are truly no limitations in life. Obstacles are simply barriers created in one’s own mind; barriers that can be dissolved from bringing awareness your limiting beliefs and evolving to your greatest potential!”

Jacob Morgan: Class of 2015

Entrepreneur, Thiel College

“Through LEAP, your failures won’t seem like failures, just tiny steps to success.”

Nicole French: Class of 2017

Miami University, Class of 2021

“I love that this class combines learning about the business world and learning life skills that regular high school lacks. It makes me feel more prepared for life after my education.”

Kristin Parquette: Class of 2017

Slippery Rock University, Class of 2021

“There are 37,100 valedictorians in our country and LEAP set me apart from them.”

Brianna Papp: Class of 2017

Westminster College, Class of 2021

“You walk into a room filled with strangers as a dependent high school student. You walk out of the room with a new family as an independent adult.”

Lindsey Polanek: Class of 2016

Bradford School Pittsburgh

“By training your mind to only focus on the positive, you will discover how much easier your dreams become reality.”

Kylee Bonnett: Class of 2017

Service Representative, AmeriCorps