Industry Features, Press Releases & Impact on Students, Schools and Communities
A Marian Central Business Club member has created a new product.
“Senior Matt Cotting, who plans to study aerospace design and technology in college, is our resident 3-D printing guru,” teacher Joe White said. “He first honed his 3-D printing abilities in our INCubatoredu entrepreneur class while he was a sophomore. He really loves all that the 3-D printer can do and has designs in TinkerCAD.”
A business incubator class Drake Roberts and Anthony Tamras took their senior year at Palatine High School gave them an idea, disrupted their college plans and changed their lives. Now, after five years of research and development, the 23-year-olds have turned that idea into a growing company that sells a compact, recyclable, plant-based air deodorizer called DeoBlock...
COVID led to an increase in student mental health struggles—but this group of students banded together to help their fellow students. In 2020, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing reported that one in six children under the age of 18 experiences a mental health disorder each year. The pandemic has drastically changed the lives of high schoolers as academic institutions shifted to online or hybrid learning, leading to increased feelings of anxiety, depression, and isolation. (Printable article here.)