Class Finalists Presenting at 7th Annual State Business Plan Competition

We have been busy in classrooms across the state this month!

This year’s Entrepreneurship students have been competing for a spot to present their business plan at next Friday’s 7th Annual State Business Plan Competition, presented by Mark E. Motley Foundation.

There will be 36 business plans presented to local area judges. Students are competing for a share of $6,000 in prize money to invest back into their businesses, as well as an all-expense paid trip to New York City!

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Bishop England High School

Daniel Hollister – MiBall

Preston Maile – Maile’s Guitars

Burke High School

Nandi Williams – Parker’s Natural Organic Sleek Edge Control

Trinity Frost – LaTee’s Lavishing Leotard

Carolina Forest High School

Sysun Oleksandr – Space Cosmic Shop

Charleston Collegiate

Tom Vardell and Isaac Limehouse – Barricade Bags

Crescent High School

Ivey Gray – Verbis Apparel

Kennedy Peele – The Encouragement Key

Crestwood High School

Jah’che Whitfield – Petstations

Fort Dorchester High School

Bruce Loudermilk – Charleston Euro Parts

Presley Varella – Heart & Soul

Mason Dupree – BrightPup

Tamiah Green – TG All Time

Kimberly Le – Kha

Jose Gamboa – Jose Dough

Kingstree Senior High School

Carribean Battle – Master Hair Care Specialists

Darius Moyd – The Tag Zone

Military Magnet Academy

Brandon Fancy – Fancy Designs

Alexandria Arche – Spec Wipes

Newberry County Career Center

Sarah Stutts – Sound Waves

Palmetto Scholars Academy

Petar Babec – Student Job Finder App

Keon Pasha – Leanrz

Michael Blunt – Absolutely Apps

Todd Cowley & John Murray – Lowcountry Automotive & Boat Wash

R.B. Stall High School

Yeri Perez – Perfect Paint Brush

Trinity Harris – Trins Tips

Summerville High School

Shynasia Sa’dae Smith – Secure by Sa’dae

Chandler McCubbins & Davis Hewitt – Lowland Outfitters

Wando High School

Luke Sutton – Lowcountry Marine Masterworks

Bria Maiden – 3214 Clothing

Quinn Nisbet – Electron PC

Zach Ahearn – Step Off

Samantha Kutcher – Prepare4Work