Student-Run Coffee Stand Brews Success at Urbana Middle School

Student-Run Coffee Stand Brews Success at Urbana Middle School

Urbana Middle School’s special education class has started Tiger Brew Coffee Company, a student-run coffee stand for teachers. This initiative, led by Karen Hollett, offers more than just caffeine; it’s a hands-on learning experience. Students gain job skills and confidence, with notable changes in previously shy participants. The school social worker and speech language pathologist assist in this project, which has quickly become a beloved part of the school routine. Coffee and tea sales help fund field trips, while future plans include expanding drink options and collaborating with other classes for baked goods.

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