Young Entrepreneurs’ Academy now accepting applications

SAVANNAH, GA — Motivated students entering grades 6-12 who have the drive to start their own small business are invited to apply to the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!).
Applications are accepted today through February 8 for the 13-week class. For more information go to or download our brochures and program information from the /PROGRAM tab.
YEA! is a groundbreaking program that transforms local middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Through the year-long program, students in grades 6-12 generate business ideas, conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to a panel of investors, and launch their real companies from the ground up, with instruction and inspiration from local leaders. YEA! is ideal for creative, energetic students ages 11 to 18 interested in entrepreneurship.
Classes are made possible by Metropolitan Savannah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and meet weekly at Savannah Technical College main (5717 White Bluff Rd, Savannah, GA 31405) from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from February through May.
The selection process is competitive and open to all middle and high school students.
Scholarships are available for students based on need and merit. For more information contact 912 495-7276 or

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (