Over 500 BestPrep supporters — teachers, students, volunteers and donors — came together on May 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of our educators and volunteers at the Annual Luncheon. Jim Owens, President and CEO of H.B. Fuller Company, gave a lively keynote presentation on how a strong innovation agenda can connect people and products around the world.
Each year, the top volunteer and educator who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to our programs are honored with special awards. Of the over 3,800 volunteers that worked with BestPrep this school year, Tim Mercil of Medtronic was selected as the 2014 Bunzel Volunteer of the Year Award winner. Tim has had an outstanding impact on BestPrep, through a story that spans
Not in high school, but want to come back to camp? Volunteer this summer!
Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) offers short term term volunteer opportunities where you can positively influence the lives of many students. MBV introduces students who are dreaming of starting their own business, searching for career direction, heading for college, or just eager to enter the workforce to new skills and career choices. MBV is an opportunity for engaged students to meet and work with business professionals
BestPrep is seeking volunteers to host a teacher at their workplace for a half day this summer. Volunteers, called Business Partners, are matched with attendees allowing them to witness the work environment they are preparing their students to enter. This first-hand glimpse into business and industry is crucial as teachers work to align their curriculum […]
In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), our staff sincerely thanks you, BestPrep volunteers! By speaking to a classroom, sending an email reply to your mentee, or answering stock market related questions from students, you make BestPrep’s mission possible. It is through you and the knowledge you share with the future workforce that BestPrep’s […]
Summer is right around the corner and with it comes BestPrep’s summer program, Minnesota Business Venture (MBV). The 2014 sessions of MBV will take place July 13-18 at St. Cloud State University and July 27-August 1 at St. John’s University in Collegeville. We have a couple exciting opportunities for you to take part in at […]
Check out BestPrep’s January 2013 Newsletter! Winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session Announced We are happy to announce the first place winners of The Stock Market Game Fall Session! Elementary Division: Stonebridge Elementary; Junior High/Middle School Division: Janesville Waldorf Pemberton Secondary; High School Division: Stillwater Area High School. Thanks to Wells Fargo Advisors, […]
Check out BestPrep’s June 2012 Newsletter! Minnesota Business Venture 2012 Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) is right around the corner! Resident Business Leaders have been trained, speakers have been secured, and students are registered. What’s left? (Read More) David Krause is BestPrep’s 2012 Volunteer of the Year Almost 4,000 individuals volunteered for BestPrep programs this past […]