Erica Higgs

About Me

Erica Higgs is a senior at Altamont High School. She participates in volleyball, flag corps, softball, Spanish Club, Pep Club, National Honor Society, WYSE, and Envirothon. Erica spent the past summer working for Witteborg’s Concessions at area fairs and festivals. She is serving her country as a private in the U.S. Army Reserves. Erica plans to attend Washington University in St. Louis, where she expects to major in genetics and participate in the Reserve Officer Training Corps.

“CEO is a wonderful opportunity for students who are hoping to get more out of their everyday lives. I have seen the transformation in the students who came before me, and I cannot wait to experience that transformation in myself.”

About My Business

Erica Higgs is creating a preventive-care health website,, that gives its users advice about which lifestyle choices to follow in order to prevent certain diseases that tend to run in that user’s family. Information will be based on the family tree that each user will customize. Erica says CEO has given her the tools to make her own decisions, and to be an independent thinker. She plans to attend SIUE Edwardsville to study biological sciences, and will participate in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. She also has plans to become a leader in the Army Reserves.