2022-2023 FEATURED BUSINESSES
Bubba's & Bella's Boards
Bella | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Bella Messmer is the youngest of the family and creates these boards with care, passion and artistry. Alex Messmer (Bubba) makes sure the products are carried with caution and attentiveness to clients. Together this family makes for a great team, and a beautiful business.
Ben | Shawnee Mission North | 12th Grade
Cloud's Coffee is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards in every step of our process. From sourcing the finest beans from around the world, to carefully roasting and blending them to create unique and delicious flavors, we are passionate about providing our customers with the best coffee experience possible.
Small Water Customs
Braden | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Quality handcrafted baits, designed specifically for small shallow water, can be difficult to find. Braden Small Water Customs is dedicated to those of us that fish very shallow, small water for bass, pike, and other gamefish. All products are hand carved, built, and painted by Braden Webb - one at a time.
Gaby's Art Shop
Gaby | Nieman Elementary School | 3rd Grade
Gaby's Art Shop is a business started by Gaby Ruiz at Nieman Elementary School. Gaby is passionate about art and she wanted to share her creativity with others. Each piece is unique and created with love and care. Gaby takes pride in the quality of her work and strives to create pieces that people will love and cherish. In addition to selling her art, Gaby also offers art classes for those who want to learn more about creating their own art. She is passionate about helping others find their own creativity and express themselves through art. Her classes are fun and engaging, and she provides all the materials needed to create a work of art.
Kimi | Shawnee Mission West | 11th Grade
Kimi Capule's "KimArts" business offers personalized prints of her traditional artwork on posters, fashion items, and home decor. With a focus on creating unique and meaningful pieces of art, Kimi's business is perfect for anyone looking to add a personal touch to their home or wardrobe. From wall art to clothing, KimArts has something for everyone.
Logan | Shawnee Mission West | 11th Grade
Logan Bennett's BasiC business seeks to provide customers with high-quality, basic clothing essentials. The business offers a range of classic, timeless pieces that are designed to be worn and loved for years to come. Logan is committed to providing customers with well-made, high-quality clothing that is both comfortable and stylish. The business seeks to provide a range of basic clothing items that can be mixed and matched to create a variety of different looks.
NyNy's Sweets & Treats
Marniya | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Marniya Howard's NyNy's Sweets&Treats is a delectable business that specializes in creating an array of sweets and treats for all occasions. From chocolate to custom cakes, NyNy's Sweets&Treats offers an impressive selection of treats for any sweet tooth. Marniya Howard's passion for baking started at a young age, and she honed her skills by experimenting with different recipes and techniques. Over time, her expertise in the art of baking grew, and her friends and family started to take notice. With their encouragement and support, Marniya decided to turn her passion into a business and NyNy's Sweets&Treats was born. At NyNy's Sweets&Treats, everything is made with the highest quality ingredients and baked to perfection. Whether you need a cake for a special occasion or just a sweet treat to brighten up your day, Marniya is committed to delivering the most delicious and satisfying desserts. With NyNy's Sweets&Treats, you can indulge in the sweetest pleasures and treat yourself to a world of scrumptious delights.
Abraham | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Abraham Brown's "YoAbe" business provides artists and producers with high-quality beats and sound kits. The business offers a range of beats and sounds for purchase online, designed to meet the needs of both established and emerging artists and producers. Abraham is committed to helping people create great music, and provides high-quality beats and sounds that are easy to use and access.
Pastries & Pages
Audrey | Shawnee Mission West | 11th Grade
Audrey Foshee's Pastries & Pages offers a variety of delicious baked treats, including cakes, cookies, and bread. Audrey is passionate about baking and enjoys creating unique and flavorful treats that her customers will love. The business seeks to provide high-quality baked goods that are made with the freshest ingredients. Audrey's goal is to build a loyal customer base and to create a business that is known for its exceptional quality and taste.
Brendan | Shawnee Mission West | 9th Grade
Brendan Gillaspie's business, Lenexa Outdoor, is built on the foundational principles of helping others. I am determined to give you the healthiest exterior of your home for the lowest price. If you want fresh grass in the spring and summer, and an accessible driveway in the winter - You should choose Lenexa Outdoor for your outdoor needs.
Zachary | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Zachary Meerdink's "Dinks Leather" business is all about providing customers with handmade leather goods. Zachary is passionate about leatherworking and loves creating unique and beautiful items. His business offers a range of leather products, including wallets, belts, and bags. By providing customers with high-quality and beautiful leather goods, Zachary's business is sure to be a success.
Garcias Painting Company
Zuriel | Shawnee Mission West | 12th Grade
Zuriel Moreno's "Garcias Painting Company" business is dedicated to helping people get their dream homes ready by painting the exterior and interior. Zuriel's business provides a residential home painting service that is reliable, affordable, and high-quality. By providing customers with a range of painting services, Zuriel's business is helping to make homes more beautiful and comfortable.
This website promotes students at Shawnee Mission West, and other SMSD schools, who have started their own businesses. Each student-owned business is a separate organization with its own policies and processes.
Promoting students who start businesses in our school district and shopping hyperlocal is essential for the economic growth of our community.
Encouraging students to start businesses not only promotes creativity and innovation, but it also helps to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset that will serve them well throughout their lives.
This website promotes K-12 students who own their own businesses and are learning through real sales. Each student-owned business is a separate organization with its own policies and processes.
It was helpful for me to work on my business at school because in this project I was able to calculate the things I need and write out what I need to be successful.
Camera Shelton | 9th Grade
English Language Arts Class
Brendan Gillaspie | Shawnee Mission West | 9th Grade
Brendan Gillaspie's business, Lenexa Outdoor, is built on the foundational principles of helping others. Brendan is determined to give you the healthiest exterior of your home for the lowest price. If you want fresh grass in the spring and summer, and an accessible driveway in the winter - You should choose Lenexa Outdoor for your outdoor needs.