Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Dr. Jeremy Qualls, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC) with Williamson County Schools, who highlights how the program offers a unique opportunity for high school students across Williamson County to gain hands-on experience in entrepreneurship and innovation by starting a business, launching a product, or offering a service. \r\n\r\nThe EIC lis located in the Annex building next to Franklin High School at 104 Claude Yates Drive, and the 10,000 square foot facility includes meeting rooms, presentation spaces, collaborative work areas, classroom space, and a fabrication lab for the manufacturing of products. \r\n\r\nDuring the interview, Dr. Qualls shares some of the history and context for launching the EIC, how students are selected, what the program entails, and how it benefits the students and community. He shares some success stories and how organizations, like the Tennessee Titans, have engaged the students to work on projects with real-world application and benefit. He also talks about some of the many ways the community can get plugged in and support their efforts. \r\n\r\nVisit https:\/\/www.wcs.edu\/domain\/1183 to learn more.