The Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA), developed in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), prepared the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and thinkers. Chosen via a competitive application process, rising high school seniors from across the Appalachian Region were selected to participate in a learning experience designed to cultivate creativity and develop skills essential for entrepreneurial success. As part of the program, AEA students received tech support, materials, and other resources to participate. At completion, students participated in a Pitch Competition and received a formal Certificate of Completion.
AEA Teams Compete in Pitch Contest
Learn more about the 2020-2021 Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy.