Our Lady of the Lake School students will hold their second annual TREP$ Marketplace on May 6. The Marketplace is the culmination of a program to teach students about business and entrepreneurship as they develop their own ideas into a product or service.
The Marketplace will be kicked off by a very notable entrepreneur, who is also an OLL alumni: Ariane Duarte, chef and co-owner of Ariane Kitchen & Bar in Verona. “With success that includes beating award-winning Chef Bobby Flay and her honor this May during the 4th annual Women of Influence Luncheon, it’s an honor to have Chef Duarte open this year’s marketplace,” said Nancy Leonard, OLL TREP$ program director.
In March, the students got to learn about marketing and promotion from Sean Ringgold, an actor who has appeared in The Smurfs, Gotham and CSI, and has had a long role as Shaun Evans on One Life To Live. Ringgold discussed marketing and promotion through earned media, giving the students insight on how to engage a target audience.
The TREP$ Marketplace opens on Friday, May 6, at 2:45 p.m. at OLL. It is open to the public.