Student-Run Businesses in the Indiana Uplands

Outside the classroom, high school students in Brown County & Loogootee, Indiana, are gaining real-world work experiences as employees, leaders, and entrepreneurs in student-run businesses.

Eagle Manufacturing is part of Brown County Schools. Lion Manufacturing in part of Loogootee Community Schools in collaboration with Loughmiller Machine, Tool & Design.

Both programs were developed through the ROI Ready Schools Initiative. The Ready Schools Initiative is a design-thinking framework to support school districts in aligning their PK-12 curricular and programmatic offerings to the educational and workforce needs of the Indiana Uplands. Read more.