Every semester, students at Traverse City Central High School have the opportunity to earn money while learning the basics of entrepreneurship. This semester Pat Rutt’s “Marketing: How to Start a Business” class created Bay Blankets, a company providing “super-plush” microfleece blankets to the community while raising funds for Cherryland Humane Society. Rutt has been teaching business and technology classes at Central for 16 years. One of her most popular offerings is the marketing class. For the past seven years, her students have not only created businesses, they’ve had the opportunities to profit from them. For the rest of the story, please click here.