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It has been such a pleasure working with Brandywine Banquets to make the Taste of Sauk Valley come to fruition. Students spent Thursday morning with last minutes details and apparently ...
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It has been such a pleasure working with Brandywine Banquets to make the Taste of Sauk Valley come to fruition. Students spent Thursday morning with last minutes details and apparently ...

Wednesday Taste of Sauk Valley set up and organizing. When asked for a picture showing excitement...see below!
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Wednesday Taste of Sauk Valley set up and organizing. When asked for a picture showing excitement...see below!

Four students are looking forward to interviews with Cody Cutter, Sauk Valley Media reporter. They know the subject they will be asked about and have had peers help research and share ...
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Four students are looking forward to interviews with Cody Cutter, Sauk Valley Media reporter. They know the subject they will be asked about and have had peers help research and share ...

As we end the month of February, our time at the YWCA is quickly coming to a close. Cilvia Rivera, Director of Community Service, organized the tour/presentation giving students an ...
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As we end the month of February, our time at the YWCA is quickly coming to a close. Cilvia Rivera, Director of Community Service, organized the tour/presentation giving students an ...

With permission, another fabulous journal quote, this time from Grant Minnsen. "Legacy is a word that I haven't really thought about much, until recently. In the past week, I've ...

CEO students continue to learn more about business plans from Paige Toms and Chris Mitchell at Sauk Valley Bank. Thursday was packed with information, including a detailed example of ...
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CEO students continue to learn more about business plans from Paige Toms and Chris Mitchell at Sauk Valley Bank. Thursday was packed with information, including a detailed example of ...

The topic for CEO class on Tuesday was "performance reviews." The day started with a panel discussion with guests Lance Buser, Walmart DC, Deana Jones, Wahl Clipper, Margo Empen, Dixon ...
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The topic for CEO class on Tuesday was "performance reviews." The day started with a panel discussion with guests Lance Buser, Walmart DC, Deana Jones, Wahl Clipper, Margo Empen, Dixon ...

Details, Details, Details CEO students are coming down the home stretch for their class business event, Taste of Sauk Valley. Tuesday was spent taking a look at the vendor list ...
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Details, Details, Details CEO students are coming down the home stretch for their class business event, Taste of Sauk Valley. Tuesday was spent taking a look at the vendor list ...

There are many things about being a CEO facilitator that are wonderful. There's those "aha moments", heart-felt journals, discussions that leave me contemplating, and the pride that ...
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There are many things about being a CEO facilitator that are wonderful. There's those "aha moments", heart-felt journals, discussions that leave me contemplating, and the pride that ...

Dustin James, Moments Leadership, inspired CEO students with the 4 E's of Success: Emotion, Education, Experience, and Energy. He mixed his life experiences and business knowledge ...
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Dustin James, Moments Leadership, inspired CEO students with the 4 E's of Success: Emotion, Education, Experience, and Energy. He mixed his life experiences and business knowledge ...

We were a small, but mighty CEO group on Wednesday filling the day with a variety of activities. Students met Anastasia Matias, class of 2018, via Skype. She talked about rebranding ...
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We were a small, but mighty CEO group on Wednesday filling the day with a variety of activities. Students met Anastasia Matias, class of 2018, via Skype. She talked about rebranding ...

Another journal entry, with permission to share from CEO student Spencer Schutz: "As I look back on the week, I'm attempting to make some connections in order to make a somewhat ...

A DRUM ROLL PLEASE! We are so happy to announce the following vendors as participants in the Taste of Sauk Valley! What a great celebration of excellent food! Thank you for supporting ...

On Monday morning  CEO students learned about an amazing opportunity offered by the Small Business Development Center, located at Sauk Valley Community College. Emily Zimmerman ...
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On Monday morning CEO students learned about an amazing opportunity offered by the Small Business Development Center, located at Sauk Valley Community College. Emily Zimmerman ...

An excerpt from Camryn Johnson's journal. Thanks for allowing your thoughts to be shared on our Facebook page: "This week I think was pretty laid back. Monday I liked hearing from ...

So proud of Tessa, CEO class of 2017.
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So proud of Tessa, CEO class of 2017.

Our new home base for the month of February is Sauk Valley Media in Sterling. We are enjoying their spacious conference room and comfy chairs! Thank you for supporting CEO
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Our new home base for the month of February is Sauk Valley Media in Sterling. We are enjoying their spacious conference room and comfy chairs! Thank you for supporting CEO

Thursday and Friday were class days for CEO students. A variety of topics were covered. We enjoyed students from Prophetstown, who have applied for the 2020 CEO class, and Nik Jakobs ...
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Thursday and Friday were class days for CEO students. A variety of topics were covered. We enjoyed students from Prophetstown, who have applied for the 2020 CEO class, and Nik Jakobs ...

I recently heard from Kallie Timmons, CEO class of 2018. Last year she experienced both CEO and Sauk Academy. This semester she made a big decision to study abroad...Ireland! I loved ...
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I recently heard from Kallie Timmons, CEO class of 2018. Last year she experienced both CEO and Sauk Academy. This semester she made a big decision to study abroad...Ireland! I loved ...

CEO students visited Aarons on Tuesday, learning more about the rental industry and franchises. Owner, Mike Ceruzzi and store manager, Scott Wallingford explained the Aarons business ...
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CEO students visited Aarons on Tuesday, learning more about the rental industry and franchises. Owner, Mike Ceruzzi and store manager, Scott Wallingford explained the Aarons business ...

Before Monday morning really got rolling, CEO students met Craig Lindvahl via webinar. As the first instructor, or "CEO architect", as we like to say, he told the CEO story; how he and ...
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Before Monday morning really got rolling, CEO students met Craig Lindvahl via webinar. As the first instructor, or "CEO architect", as we like to say, he told the CEO story; how he and ...

Denise Young, Publisher, stopped by CEO on Monday morning and had lots of "goodies" with her.  They included a stack of Valu Chic magazines where students were able to view their Taste ...
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Denise Young, Publisher, stopped by CEO on Monday morning and had lots of "goodies" with her. They included a stack of Valu Chic magazines where students were able to view their Taste ...

How exciting to have Alan Osterhaus, CEO class of 2014 and recent UW-Platteville graduate, visit class on Friday. He talked with students about his college experience and a two week ...
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How exciting to have Alan Osterhaus, CEO class of 2014 and recent UW-Platteville graduate, visit class on Friday. He talked with students about his college experience and a two week ...

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