Blake White

About Me

Blake White is a senior at Effingham High School. He is a starting wide receiver and defensive back for the varsity football team, and is the starting center fielder for the varsity baseball team. He spends his summers honing his baseball skills with the American Legion baseball team, training for football, and working at Arrow Pest Control. He enjoys spending his spare time with friends and family.

“I am honored to have been chosen to participate in the CEO program this year. I look forward to being exposed to the business world, and to gaining valuable insights from our community’s respected leaders. I am excited about the opportunities that lie before me, and I expect to gain tremendous personal growth and independence which could only be acquired through this exceptional program.”

About My Business

Blake White has started the business uncorked. uncorked provides decorative wine bottles, with designs ranging from school logos to personal monograms. Each bottle is painted to custom specifications and, as a final touch, will have twine wound around the neck of the bottle. Whether it’s your home or office these bottles will spice up the room. If you are interested in uncorked you can find out more by emailing You can also reach Blake on Facebook at, or on Instagram at Blake feels CEO has broadened his horizons and made him a more complete person. He’ll attend Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, while majoring in business.