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  •  6th Annual Sumter's Future Entrepreneurs Contest Winners


     6th Annual Sumter's Future Entrepreneurs Contest Winners


    Please join me in congratulating the winners of the Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs Competition held at the Wildwood Community Center!!


    First Place Winners:

    South Sumter High School- Cori Riddell, Solar Lightning

    The Villages Charter High School- Olivia Williams, You Spend Me Right Round

    Wildwood Middle High School- Jaylyn Charpentier, Charpe Style Jewelry

    Each of these finalists receives a $1,000.00 cash prize from the award sponsors to further their entrepreneurship idea.

    Olivia Williams from The Villages Charter School was also recognized as the overall winner and receives an additional $100.00.


    Second Place Winners:

    South Sumter High- Abigail Derby-Wine, Mix and Mask

    The Villages Charter High- Elisabeth Ngo, La Beautique

    Wildwood Middle High- Calvin Hoopes, Speed Detailing

    All second place finalists receives $500.00 from the award sponsors to further their entrepreneurship idea.


    The Display Finalists were:

    South Sumter High School - Destiny and David Barnes (team), Auston Chisenhall, and Raelyn Simmons

    The Villages Charter High School –Cylie Reeder, Rebecca Spangler and Ashley Delezenne (team), and Magdalen Stansberry

    Wildwood Middle High School- Caleb Pickens and Austin Peavy (team), Nicole Vega Soto, and Randy “RJ” Mears.

    The third through fifth place finalists of the online competition from each school displayed posters outlining their business ideas and will receive $100 to further their Entrepreneurship plans for next year’s competition.


    Pictures from the event can be viewed at:  https://sumter.smugmug.com/2021-6th-Annual-Entreprenueurs-Contest/



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