ClassE is where we grow entrepreneurs and nurture success. Read about what we have been learning.

Location: Lifespan Center (unless noted below), 11021 E. Cty. Rd. 800 N. Charleston (Loxa Rd just northeast of SBLHS).  Class is open and everyone is welcome. 
Superbowl-Worthy Advertising

What ads captured your attention this year? Each year students are asked to nominate their favorite and say why the ad worked. Then after viewing and discussing the ads, we vote on the ClassE favorites. Here is who won our "ClassE Ad-Bowl."

1st Place - Squarespace, Who is John             Malkovich?
2nd Place - KIA - Hero's Journey
3rd Place - Budweiser - Born the Hard Way
How to Succeed as an Architect or Engineer

Researching to Improve Your Product

Students researched marketing trends in the cereal industry and then created new cereals to satisfy the needs of your target market. They came up with Pilot's Punch, Kakes and Health-ez. 

Achieving Good Credit
& Learning about Net Worth

Linda Nance of First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust discussed how to fill out a Personal Financial Statement. She also discussed how to build credit so students will be able to get a loan when they need one. 

How to Win Friends and Influence Others

Colton Anderson, ClassE Alumni, discussed goal-setting, time management in college and his new business Relentless Fitness. He will be graduating this May and is exploring opportunities in Coles County.

Ashley led a very successful book discussion on Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence Others. 

We are so thankful for the generosity of the Coles County businesses that sponsor ClassE. For a complete listing and more information about these businesses, please click below.  We also appreciate the that the Lifespan Center serves as our home base throughout the year. We hope you support them as they support us!


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