Megan Bushue

About Me

Megan Bushue is in her senior year at Effingham High School. She is involved in Chemistry Club, High Honor Roll, Student Council, and Math Club. She is employed at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont as a Certified Nursing Assistant. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Megan also plays an active role in her community by volunteering at FISH, Catholic Charities, and Blessings in a Backpack. After her high school career, she plans to attend a four-year university to begin studying in the medical field.

“Being a part of the 2019 CEO class, meeting business leaders throughout our community, and gaining life skills to build on, is a privilege that I could never gain from anywhere else. I look forward to seeing what personal growth I will achieve from getting to experience such a unique class.”

About My Business

DownHome Dips  is the dip mix company created and founded by  Megan Bushue.  The goal of her business is to create tasty appetizers by developing dry dip mixes that will simply be blended with sour cream, mayonnaise, or cream cheese. DownHome Dips offers four delicious recipes including bacon, veggie & herb, fiesta, and cheesecake. For more information, contact Megan at and check out DownHome Dips on Facebook! Megan plans to attend Saint Louis University majoring in Pre-Medicine. Mentored by Teresa McCloy from The REALIFE Process.