Creating Tomorrow's Business Leaders Today

Apprentices work as interns at local businesses as well as competing in business challenges. The Apprentices are competiting for a $1,000 cash scholarship.

Apprentices spend 20 hours a month at each of 3 different local businesses. Interns are graded on performance by the site supervisor


Apprentices competed in 3 challenges. Two are team challenges and the last one, the job interview, is individual.

The first challenge is the Toy Drive. Students work with the La Mirada Volunteer Center to collect toys within the community. The team with the most toys is the winner.

The second challenge is the Marketing Plan. Students work with the American Cancer Society to create a marketing plan for the La Mirada Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society.






And the 2009 winner is .......

Tanya Galyean

The race for Apprentice of the year was very close this year and came down to the last challenge. However, Tanya Galyean edged out the other four finalists to be named Apprentice of the Year for 2009 and was awarded a $1,000 cash scholarship at the B.E.S.T. awards held at the Chamber of Commerce's monthly morning view mixer at Biola University.

Intern Site Spotlight

California Ink, Printing and Graphics

Owned by Bill Sanders, California Ink is has been taking LMHS interns since 2002. Bill is a fouding member of B.E.S.T. Bill continures to serve as a board member and is a driving force within B.E.S.T.