b'Fostering an Entrepreneurial MindsetHigh school is often when students start to consider their future careers and life path. Career development is an important focus in the Louis Riel School Division (LRSD) as outlined in Strategic Goal 2.1, and learning about the ins and outsof entrepreneurship is one optionpresented to students through various extra-curriculars. Diving into the World of BusinessIn the 2021-2022 school year, students at Windsor Park Collegiate (WPC) and Nelson McIntyre Collegiate (NMC) participated in the November to May Company Programhosted by Junior Achievement Manitoba. The organization offers entrepreneurial and business programming.The Company Program experience allows students to feelwhat it\'s like to run a business, from coming up with a new product or service, launching it and running the start-up fora few months.The WPC team developed a company called ReviveSuccess depends upon effective teamwork, problem-solving,Manitoba which sold Journey Jars. The jars housed seedand communication, with total unit and money sales as keypaper scrolls with messages to inspire customers to breakperformance indicators.free from their COVID-19 hibernation. The WPC team tookhome the prestigious Company of the Year Award, signifyingthe most successful Junior Achievement start-up in Manitoba in 2022, along with dominating the Vice President awards for individual performances. The Junior AchievementAs a student who thought business was all corporate with boring analyses, reports, and long meetings, the Company experience is one of the mostProgram changed my perspective and I fell in love with the aspect of start-up companies and small businesses with a tight-challenging projects high knit community," said Justin Patrocinio, Student at WPC and President of Revive Manitoba. "It taught me key business skills school students go through, like marketing, finance, and production, but has also provided me with the experience to showcase and build my leadership, but also the most rewarding. teamwork, and communication abilities. Carla Allen,teacher supervisor of the program at WPC30'