Saturday, 16 December 2017
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Call us to get YOUR text ad here
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Atchison Native Wins His Own Business
05/20/2013

Lassen (left) is among three winners of their own franchise business.

(KAIR) -- An Atchison man is one of three alumni of Missouri Western State University awarded the opportunity to own and operate their own businesses through an applied entrepreneurship class in Missouri Western’s Craig School of Business.

Scott Lassen will operate a Fresca’s Mexican Grill in Woodburn, Oregon, currently owned by Steve Craig, founder and president of Craig Realty Group and benefactor of the Craig School of Business.

Two other alumni, LaTricia Adkins and Leslie Patton, will operate Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stores through an existing partnership with the Durango, Colorado-based company.

Adkins, Patton and Lassen were among the students in a senior-level applied entrepreneurship course this spring.

Finalists from the class created business plans for a store and presented their plans to an interview panel made up of Craig, Missouri Western graduates who won franchises in previous years, Missouri Western faculty members, other business leaders and representatives from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, including company founder Frank Crail.

Scott Lassen is the son of Donald and Cynthia Lassen.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Missouri Western in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration from California State University-Long Beach in 2011.

He is currently a department manager at Petco in southern California.

The program is designed to present Missouri Western graduates with this unique opportunity was founded in 2009 by Craig, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Missouri Western.

The goal is to speed up the training and development of entrepreneurs at the university.

The latest winners join 12 other Missouri Western alumni operating stores in 10 states.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
Atchison Co Commission Focuses On Speed Limits
Warnock Lake in Atchison Under Public Health Warning
Auburn School Board Approves Bids
Amelia Earhart Bridge Open to Final Traffic Configuration
One Person Injured in Atchison Wreck
MMA Meet and Greet Hopes to Provide Spark to Atchison Economy
Atchison Co Commission to Talk Transfer Station Privatization
Atchison Co to Take Over Township Road Maintenance
Atchison Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault
St. Joseph Man in Custody for Atchison Car Burglaries and Chase
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Reported panhandlers cause concern
$5.4 million in meth at heart of indictment
Body of missing MO man found in Nemaha Co KS
Help sought identifying Rulo burglary suspect
Police pursuit ends with crash & charges for teen
Mother charged in death of infant
K.C. man arrested in local domestic incident
Elderly Netawaka woman dies from burns
Rape suspect found competent to stand trial
Courthouse burglary suspect bound over
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Wife of Holton shooting suspect arrested
$5.4 million in meth at heart of indictment
Two persons of interest sought in Rulo burglary
First woman joins crowded race for KS governor
Two longtime USD 115 board members step down
Pickup stolen from Fairview
Architect named for Falls City center
Final meeting for two USD 430 board members
Infant among two injured in Jefferson Co collision
Kansas Water Authority Approves 2018 Surplus Water Report
Click Here For All Stories

©2017 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group