West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity
 
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity

West Orange Program for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

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WOPTE Team

Three students will be selected from each of the following Chamber Member Public High Schools:  Dr. Phillips High School, Maynard Evans High School, Olympia High School,Ocoee High School, West Orange High School and Windermere High School.

The following criteria is required of applicants for W.O.P.T.E.: 

  • Students who demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurism
  • Students who have the potential to play a prominent role in our community’s future
  • Students who demonstrate a commitment and interest to serve our community
  • Students who represent a cross-section of the community both geographically and ethnically
  • Students must display good moral character
  • Students must have no individual grade below a “C” during their sophomore year

W.O.P.T.E. is hosted by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Bright Future Electric. There is no tuition or other associated expense required of any participant. Additional expenses are donated by various businesses and business leaders. These groups are to be applauded for their generosity in making the vision of W.O.P.T.E. a reality. 

This program requires a serious commitment of time and energy. In order to graduate with the class, participants must not miss not more than one (1) session. (Camp Wewa team building day is mandatory)

At the conclusion of the program, students and their parents will participate in a graduation ceremony to recognize their efforts in completing the program. The graduation ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Education Awards Ceremony in May 2018.