8th 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- Emily Burkes – The Old Heritage Company
The Villages Charter High School- Peyton Ressler – What’s Up In A Cup?
Wildwood Middle High School- Kaytlin Kenny and Lyvia Oliveira (team) – Wallets for Women (WFW)
Each of these finalists receives a $1,000.00 cash prize from the award sponsors to further their entrepreneurship idea.
Peyton Ressler from The Villages Charter School was also recognized as the overall winner and received an additional $200.00.
Second Place Winners:
South Sumter High- Samiul Kader - Recyclizer
The Villages Charter High- Isaac Goff – Exertec
Wildwood Middle High- Vanessa Castillo and Delvin Miller – D & V
All second place finalists received $500.00 from the award sponsors to further their entrepreneurship idea.
The Display Finalists were:
South Sumter High School - Jozlin Bell, Cayle Pitts and Tara Morrison (team), and Savannah Stephens and Sadie Van Hooijdonk (team).
The Villages Charter High School –Mallorie Simpson and Gracin Pulley (team), Jonah Terry, and Blake Wise.
Wildwood Middle High School- Audrey Alaniz and Emily Clayton
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/2023-Sumters-Future-Entrepreneurs-Competition/
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