Florida teen’s tutoring business helps give back to community

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SARASOTA, Fla. – Riverview High Senior Larissa Lippe is an entrepreneur through and through.

As a high-achieving student in a program based on taking high-level college prep courses, Lippe said she could share her knowledge with others. So, she created Smart Kids Tutor, a business run by students, for students in Sarasota.

Tutors teach kids in grades K-12 across several subjects, while helping with ACT and SAT prep.

After one year as a company, it’s made more than $12,000.

Through its foundation, Smart Kids Tutor has given back some of its profits to many Sarasota County, Florida schools.

Hear some of the students in the program explain how it’s helped them, by watching the video.