The purpose of the Brooks Bunch Business Academy is to empower students to make sound financial decisions and prepare them for a future of financial success and security. It was our desire to create a financial literacy program that would also focus on college readiness, community service, career exposure and entrepreneurship.
Fifth Third Bank, Derrick Brooks Charities and Everfi have collaborated in a personal finance curriculum presented by Everfi. With this partnership, we hope to send a message to high school students that financial capability is an increasingly important skill, and this course builds that in a fun and engaging way.
Derrick Brooks Charities in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, and Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School will be holding these financial literacy courses after school each week at Brooks DeBartolo. This class is available to 40 high school students per school year.
Derrick Brooks Charities and Fifth Third Back in partnership, offers students the opportunity to learn how to:
We look forward to another successful year with this program and Thank you again to our partners EverFi and Fifth Third Bank.
2016/2017 Brooks Bunch Business Academy students
Brooks Bunch Business Academy 2016/2017 Kick off