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On February 5, 2014, the University of Toledo attempted to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the number of bow ties that were tied simultaneously. This quirky display no doubt captured the attention of one young entrepreneur in Memphis, Tenn., who has fastened – and fashioned — his fair share of bow ties. Meet Moziah Bridges, the mastermind behind Mo’s Bows.
Project Runway, Fashion Star, Plain Jane – reality TV shows about fashion are everywhere these days, fueling an ever-greater passion for fashion among the world’s style-conscious teens. And social media provides the platform to not just love fashion, but to also share your insights and begin building your brand as a fashionista. KWHS talks with Laura Woods, a 16-year-old from Australia who publishes Dalliance magazine and who is plotting her path to fashion-publishing greatness.
The Week in Review:
While President Barack Obama is talking about the salvation of the auto industry this week, other car enthusiasts have their eyes on innovators like Elon Musk, CEO and founder of Tesla Motors. This summer, Alexander Mason, 17, visited the electric car company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., and came away with key insights about entrepreneurial spirit and leadership.
Considered the leader of customer satisfaction in the auto industry, James David Power III is better known to most by the company that bears his name, J.D. Power and Associates. In this KWHS video interview, car enthusiast Evan Acuna talks with J.D. Power about his career, his guiding business principles and, yes, his latest ride.
In this personal essay, a high school senior recounts how her eyes were recently opened to the vast and fascinating world of supply chain management. “My biggest takeaway from my ES3 visit: Supply chain management is a complex, technologically advanced, fascinating business that, in the end, keeps food on our plates.”
FBI Rescues Bat Child? Yes, that is an actual headline from a tabloid newspaper. It is certainly intriguing, but is it legitimate journalism? Many would argue that it is not. A high school student in India has started his own anti-sensationalism campaign by launching a “real news” publication for his peers. Seasoned journalists weigh in on the sensationalism debate and what it means for your career.
While high school senior Matthew Sheffield gets sized for his cap and gown, he is also busy reviewing the metrics from his recent online Indiegogo campaign, during which he encouraged people to fund his idea for what he calls “the first interchangeable sunglasses.” He fell far short of his $25,000 goal, but values the experience in many other ways.