1. K-State home
  2. »College of Business Administration
  3. »Departments & Initiatives
  4. »Center for Advancement of Entrepreneurship
  5. »Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge

College of Business Administration

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge


The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC) is sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation and Kansas Masons in partnership with Kansas State University and the Network Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series to promote entrepreneurship and small business development in Kansas.  The competition is for student created, managed, and owned ventures. 

2018 KEC Policies

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge High School Finalists

Business NameHigh School
Bee Happy HoneyClay Center Community High School
Bee SafeHodgeman County High School
BM WeldingBaldwin
Bridge Digital MarketingGloria Deo Academy
Built My WayEudora High School
Carlgren's CoopPike Valley High School
CheckoutSmartBuhler High School
Cole's CardsCentre USD 397
Comfy ChairSalina High School South
Craving CrushersPlainville High School
Dart's Free Range Eggs and Poultry ProductsCheylin USD 103
Dogs UnleashedBaldwin
FacePrintShawnee Mission West High School
FarmdroneDodge City High School
First Place ProteinEmporia High School
Food Allergen ScannerSalina Central High School
Heavenly Hues Video ProductionsScott Community High School
J EngravingsSedan High School
Java GeneratorsLincoln High School
JK's SportcardsChase County JR SR High School
K & A DesignsPhillipsburg High
Katie's Bath EssentialsBaldwin
Kestrel Aerial LLCWichita East High School
Lakin RoseColby Middle School
LauriFitShawnee Mission Northwest
Live OrientalSoutheast High School
Logic CoSalina High School South
Made by JadeGoodland High School
Match.CowSt. John Junior High
Oh Rats!Labette County High School
Out Of The WoodsParsons High School
Pete's SeatsLeavenworth High School
PointeWick'sCenter for Advanced Professinal Studies (CAPS)
Purely SimpleRawlins County Jr/Sr High School
Re-Treads Premium FootwearManhattan High School
Republican Valley AgritourismPike Valley High School
Sweet Meg'sWinfield High School
Tech HavenWichita County Junior Senior High School
The Babysitters' ClubSterling High School
The Strut LinePaola High School
Valkyree TacticalWinfield High School
Varsity ClothingSalina Central
Worth It?Blue Valley West
Yummoo!Cherryvale Middle/High School


Click here for a recap of the 2017 Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge


Chad Jackson, director
e. cjackson@k-state.edu

Events Calendar

Alumni Businesses

Entrepreneur of the Year

Advisory Board

Subscribe to our mailing list