For Peoria by the Future of Peoria.
For Peoria by the Future of Peoria.
A Cutting Edge Hands-On Business Curriculum for Public High Schools.

Welcome to AppsCo


Feature story by WMBD news, Peoria, IL

AppsCo is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization providing a fully integrated business learning curriculum for public school students. Our mission is to create a safe environment that challenges minds and fosters mentorship through local business leaders, giving students life skills and business experience critical to shaping their future. AppsCo students receive a hands-on learning experience working on projects and receiving internships for local businesses to reinforce the classroom principles.

84% of alumni indicate that their experience enabled them to connect what they learned to college, the workplace, and life.
Sponsors indicated that 75% of participants reliably showed an increase in job related skills, productivity, morale and overall success.
Studies of high school business programs indicate a 20% increase in high school academic performance among participating students over non-participating students.

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Local student-run nonprofit hosts fundraiser to expand organization
November 18, 2019
PEORIA, Ill. — A popular student-run program is looking to get a little bigger. AppsCo is a local nonprofit start-up program, founded by Alexis Khazzam, that
Rise up: Raising money to help give kids hands-on business experience
November 18, 2019
Appsco, a growing student empowerment group in Peoria, held an event to raise money to help them continue helping area students. The event was dubbed “Rise U
A Day In the Life of an AppsCo Member
October 24, 2019
Day in the life of an AppsCo member In this blog post, I will go over one member of AppsCo's daily schedule, and how they use their time over a one day period....
AppsCo Rise Up Event!
October 8, 2019
AppsCo Rise Up Event By: Ethan Mejzak On September 19th, AppsCo held a fundraising event to held support AppsCo in its ventures to help expand its program t...
A Dynamic Duo
September 29, 2019
Meet the Crew Part 3 By Carolina Remond Today we are introducing two ladies in our team. The first is Amanda Tran. The second is Katt Withers. Amanda works ...
Meet The Crew! Part 2
September 11, 2019
Meet Some More Members By Ethan Mejzak In this blog post, I will tell you more about two of our wonderful members here at AppsCo, Maryjane and Ethan. I will...