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Our own Academies @ Roxborough Student Ambassadors participated in the NCAC STUDENT AMBASSADOR TRAINING with LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION NCAC (National Career Academy Coalition) welcomed students to our Philadelphia conference and we are proud to offer our new student ambassador training and leadership certification. NCAC’s Student Brand Ambassador Certification Program ensures that your Ambassadors have the training they need to…

VAP students at the Magic Gardens Art Exhibit

EY Connect Day 30 sponsored by NFTE

The Business Academy Students participated in EY Connect Day 30 sponsored by NFTE    

Finalists in NFTE Philadelphia Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Academies @ Roxborough community wants to acknowledge two amazing students who did a phenomenal job last night at the NFTE Philadelphia Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. There were 3 finalists who presented May 16, 2019 in front of group of around 150 adults.  We had the pleasure of having two of those finalists being…

students featured in NFTE promo

Business Academy Students on Real News Network

The Academies @ Roxborough Business Technology and Entrepreneurship students were featured in a NFTE promo on Real News Network on  Neferteri Raynor, Judah Smith, Daeshawn Crippen, Samuel Johnson, Marcel Joseph and Maurice Jones are highlighted in the clip, watch below. NFTE Philadelphia Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge promo          

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists

On Wednesday, NFTE hosted the regional round for its annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Earlier this spring, more than 500 students from nearly 40 Philadelphia-area schools presented their business plans to outside judges at their local schools. 30 of these student competitors qualified for yesterday’s regional round. Roxborough sent 7 students to this round of 30. The goal…

Students in Start-Up Tech Showcase at Roxborough HS

Start-Up Tech Showcase

  Students from the Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship participated in the Start-Up Tech showcase today in the IMC @ Roxborough HS.  Students displayed their work and pitched their app to prospective investors.          

NFTE’s Philadelphia Metro Area’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Seven Roxborough students have qualified as semi-finalists for the NFTE’s Philadelphia Metro Area’s Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. They will compete against other semi-finalists from 35 local schools on Wednesday, May 1 (tomorrow). The top two finishers will go head-to-head later this month in the Regional Finals for the Philadelphia Metro Area championship … an honor that Roxborough students…

Jonah at NFTE

We have a Winner!!

NFTE’s 12th annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Each year, we at NFTE are blown away by the young people who take the stage to pitch their businesses. They model the power of the entrepreneurial mindset—from seeing problems as opportunities, to creating products and services of value, to confidently pitching in front of very impressive judges.…