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Wando High School Entrepreneurship Students Awarded Cash & Prizes in Business Plan Competition

Students in Mr. David Fralix’s entrepreneurship class at Wando High School recently squared off in their class business plan competition in cooperation with YEScarolina. Volunteers from First Tennessee Bank  served as judges for presentations from 2 classes of eager students.

Winners for each class were as follows:

Class #1
First Place:  Nathan Brooks, Chucktown Charters
Second Place:  Colin Posnanski, Shoelace Society
Third Place: Neeve O’Reilly, Bee Bella
Honorable Mention:  Sea Smith, Can’t Sea Me Window Tint

Class #2:

First Place:  Julia Cappiello:  Julia Grace Jewelry 
Second Place: Will Kendrick:  Little Ballers Soccer
Third Place:  Donovan Baker:  Toler Drive Landscaping
Honorable Mention:  Samuel King,  Bros Dogs

First and second place winners received $250 and $150, respectively, from YESCarolina and First Tennessee Bank, and get to go on to compete in the countywide business plan competition at the College of Charleston in May.  Third place winners received $100 and will also attend the May competition. Students that earned honorable mention each received a $20 Chick-fil-A gift card. Congratulations to all students who presented their business plans in class between January 3 and January 6, and a special thank you to First Tennessee Bank and YEScarolina for their financial support, as well as for providing judges for the competition.

“Thanks to all that made this terrific opportunity possible for our students!”, said Mr. Fralix.