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Summer Company Participants

Summer Company provides hands-on business training and mentoring, and up to $3,000 in awards to help students (aged 15 to 29) start and run their own summer businesses. Participants also keep all profits generated by their business.

2016 Summer Company Participants

Owen Bai
Owen’s Math and Piano
Math tutoring and piano lessons

Tracy Barry
The Nest Studio
Created works of art

Jordan Bellinger
Superior Northshore Designs
Custom 3-D carving

Mary Black
Northern Wildflowers
Handmade Quilts

Stevie Anne Clark
Full Plate Prep
Health meal preparation

Marc Degagne
Degagne Lawn Care

Christina Foresto
Clean Sweep
Professional home organization

Robert Haynes
Mad Maximus Furious Pizza
Mobile pizza stand

Christopher Krasnichuk
Innovative Circuit Development
Idea and circuit concept development

Lahama Naeem
Henna Harmony
Henna tattooing

Aja Mayor
Upcycle Furniture
Furniture refurbishing

Dustin Miller
Dustin’s Lawncare Service

Adam Poulter
Superior Student Lawn & Home
Lawn and homecare services

Kyle Salmon
Salmon Summer Lawn Care Service
Lawncare (Nipigon, Red Rock, and Lake Helen)

Ashley Whistle
Ashley’s Little Rabbitry
Rabbit petting zoo


2015 Summer Company Participants

Zach Adams
Zach’s Yard Maintenance

Alexa Bohemier
AB Creative Designs
Original artistic clothing

Bisma Iqbal
Bisma’s Photography
Family photography and promotional videos

Colin Maronese
Edge Coating
Powder coating

Casey McFadyen
Casey Mathematics
Online and in-person math tutoring

Spencer Rideout
Rideout’s Tackle
Hand-made fishing lures

Justin Sauer
Justin’s Lawn & Snow
Lawncare including fertilizing, seeding, and grass cutting

Anirudh Shahi
Flying Birdie Badminton Camp
Badminton camp

Teagan Smeltzer
Hello Wreaths
Unique hand-crafted wreaths

Dalton Sparks
Iron Giant Strength & Conditioning
Personal training and strength coaching

Stephanie St. Jacques
Apiculturalist – natural beauty products made with beeswax


2014 Summer Company Participants

Cory Bagdon
Port Arthur Woodcraft
Fine furniture and custom cabinets

Shannon Dobson
Unleashed Photography
Pet photography

Frank Felice
Evergreen Landscaping
Lawncare and landscaping

Gillian House
A + G Sealing
Driveway sealing and maintenance

Ryan Keleher
Northern Professional Research Company
Research and project management for companies serving the legal industry

Jordan Kelso
Yellow Jacket Lot Maintenance
Sweeping and lawn maintenance

Anthony Laudone
Onsite computer repairs

Josh McGeown
Salus Strength and Weight Management
Exercise and lifestyle counselling

Keenan Mihalcin
Sunny Slopes Exterior Maintenance

Jessica Puddicombe
JNoel Art
Original paintings and art classes

Tamara Spence
Sleeping Giant Corals
Coral propagation of colourful and healthy SPS, LPS, Zoanthids and soft corals

Melissa Tempelman
Bee Well Chocolate
Chocolate made with healthy and local ingredients

Richard Wirkkunen
Ice Age Games
Gaming singles and gaming accessories

Victor Xiao
Lakehead Piano
Keyboarding lessons for beginners