Centennial Student Named America’s Next Top Young Entrepreneur
Congratulations to America's Next Top Young Entrepreneur, Rudy Arora. Arora is an incoming junior at Centennial High School who has been working on an app called WorkBee. Workbee “uberizes” the holidays and empowers homeowners to purchase holiday decorations and find, review, schedule and pay for holiday lights installation services with community-reviewed Workbee contractors. Arora is a member of the YEA! Frisco-Young Entrepreneurs Academy, which takes middle and high school students through the process of starting and running a business or social movement over the course of a year through work with local leaders, community members and educators. Congratulations!
Wakeland Incoming Senior Named Boys State Senator
Thomas Davies, an incoming senior at Wakeland High School, has been selected as a Senator for American Legion Boys Nation in Washington, D.C. later this summer. Boys Nation is an American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. Davies served as City Precinct Chair, Party Whip, and Presiding Judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals at Texas Boys State. During his eight days at American Legion Boys Nation, he will learn from a hands-on approach how the U.S. Senate and the federal government function. He hopes to become a foreign service officer and one day, Secretary of State.
Realtor Association Facilitates Clothing Donation
The Collin County Association of Realtors held a clothing drive for the new Frisco Threads student clothes closet. The clothes closet is organized by the Frisco ISD Council of PTAs and aims to fill the needs of students around the District. The realtors association held a stuff-the-bus drive at a recent event and delivered items to Acker Special Programs Center, the location of Frisco Threads. Thank you to our community members who always consider students and their needs.