Interview with a local entrepreneur

Interview with Emily McCune, Founder/Owner of Grey & Polka Dots Creative Shop  {by OOHS business students, Leah & Preethi} Leah & Preethi interviewed founder, Emily McCune, to get some insight into the world of business ownership. Emily is an entrepreneur with a private online business called “Grey & Polka Dots Creative Shop.” The business name comes…

Interview with a local entrepreneur

Interview with Juana of J’s Sweet Treats & Wedding Cakes {by OOHS business student, To Khanh} Juana M. Williams first started baking with her mom for as long as she could remember, but then a couple years back her family and friends asked her to bake a cake for a birthday party. With the power of…

OOHS students successfully running businesses

Guest post by Colin N, Matt W, Baylor W: featuring Nick + Connor Nick S & Connor S started their business called “S&S Moving Investments,” which buys and sells furniture for local households. They both took Entrepreneurship class and started talking, leading to them both realizing they had the same background, goals, and were looking…

New business class at OOHS slated for Fall 2020

Next fall will bring an exciting change to the Olentangy business departments… the Applied Economics class will be replaced with a new course titled “Entrepreneurship” and will be a year long option for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. The course will be offered at all four high schools and OOHS students will be able to count…

OOHS students running a t-shirt business

Guest post written by students/team members, 2018 Applied Economics business class As many of you know, we started a t-shirt business a couple years ago and were lucky enough to land a few clients last semester including Science Olympiad, Tabletop Gaming, Face to Face, Math Club & Black Empowerment Club (BEC). BEC was perhaps the…

Succeeding as an Entrepreneur // Guest post

Guest post by student, Nate R. // International Business class, Fall 2017 Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work, dedication and persistence because, unfortunately, nothing is handed to you in life. You have to work hard & earn everything for your business to succeed. Passion, perseverance and a positive attitude tend to set the successful entrepreneurs…

Interview with a local entrepreneur

Guest post by OOHS senior, Maddie Simons Our very own business teacher, Teresa Gellenbeck, is an entrepreneur herself.  Her younger sister, Kelsey, and her started this small photography company out of Dublin, Ohio in 2012. The sister duo has grown from hobbyists to now owning their own studio in historic Dublin! We’re so proud to…

Interview with a local entrepreneur

{Guest post, OOHS student, Maddie S} Now we’re all talking about the entrepreneurial world, but what will make us more engulfed in the industry other than talking with an entrepreneur themselves? I work at a a family owned greek restaurant called Koble, located in uptown Westerville and under ownership of Ashleigh and Ilias Strovalidis. Ilias,…

Local Business Owner Corey Dayhuff

Guest post by Applied Economics student, JD D Corey Dayhuff is a local successful entrepreneur who owns the company Dayhuff Group.  This company aids other businesses in handling and processing data and information.  Dayhuff Group was started in 1997 by Corey Dayhuff and his brother Rodney Dayhuff and currently has his own office in Worthington…

All Things Local // Andrea Archibald

[contributions from Z Beatty & T Gellenbeck] Andrea Archibald is the co-owner & founder of Simply Vague and many other projects locally in Columbus, along with an SV shop in Dayton.  She has been extremely involved in our business classroom, attending various classes as a guest speaker and even serving as a judge during our…

DECA Hall of Fame Breakfast

DECA Breakfast | February 2015 | Bridgewater Banquet Center Guest post by Matt C This is the day that many people look forward to, whether it is for the food or if it is for the people that you will meet, it always brings a smile to everyone’s face. This year was the 19th annual DECA…