Global Entrepreneurship Week: Roller Shaved Ice

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Gordon Cooper Technology Center is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov. 8-14) by highlighting local businesses.

The first featured business is Roller Shaved Ice. This Tecumseh business has served icy treats to the community for 16 years and counting.

Owner/operator Britton Roller, a Tecumseh native, started the business in 2006 with his mother, Rita.

“We started Roller Shaved Ice when I was in college to help pay for school, and then I ended up turning it into a career,” Roller said.

According to Roller, he comes from an entrepreneurial family with many relatives, including his parents and grandparents, owning their own businesses and serving their communities.

“It has been amazing to watch a lot of our customers grow up before our eyes,” Roller said. “It is also important for us to give back to the community around us; the community we grew up in.”

 

See more featured businesses during Global Entrepreneurship Week at gctech.edu. Click here to see what Gordon Cooper Technology Center’s Business and Entrepreneurial Services can do for your current or future business.

Gordon Cooper Technology Center is an accredited institution and is one of 29 Career and Technical education options within Oklahoma's globally recognized Career Tech System. GCTC serves an area in East-Central Oklahoma covering approximately three counties. To learn more about Gordon Cooper Technology Center, click here.

 

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