|YVETTE COLLINS – 1st PLACE (Grand Prize) Winner - $5,000
BS Public Policy & Administration for BOUJEE - FOOT CANDY - an innovative fashion footwear idea. signature sandals as shoe art not simply footwear.
|CHLESEA GIBSON – 2nd PLACE Winner - $2,500
A transfer student from Ohio, AS in Entrepreneurship Bus Admin – for her concept THE KIND CHOICE an emerging medical alternative.
|MARIE ROGERS – 1st PLACE Winner - $1,000
BAS in Management & Organizational Leadership - offered a new solution to an old pesky problem in hair care with her concept PEACE of HAIR.
|STEPHANIE ADDIS – 2nd Place Winner - $500
BAS in Management & Leadership – won for her idea FitSnap an innovative app to help busy people stay on track with health eating goals.
|SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS – Each Win $250 awards|
|MATTHEW ALLAN – Awarded for Service Concept for his concept Go Delivery – a concept offering a cost effective solution to increase restaurant delivery and customer satisfaction.|
|LISA MANNERS – Awarded for Social/Community Entrepreneurship for The Manners Housing Foundation which strives to support and assist homeless college students and transition them into viable housing and employment.|
|KYLE MCCORMICK – Innovative Educational Concept and Approach for Violish – offering a teaching method that incorporates music to promote learning languages.|
|CARL THORNE – Awarded for Innovative Consumer Product for his idea for Thirsty Pet – an innovative app that helps busy families manage their pet's needs from a distance.|
|Competition Category||Prize||Award Amount|
|Business Plan||1st Place||$5,000|
|Business Plan||2nd Place||$2,500|
|Elevator Pitch||1st Place||$1,000|
|Elevator Pitch||2nd Place||$500|
|Special Recognition Awards||Awards (up to 4)||$250 each|
Mark your calendar!
|April 24||Competition and Awards Ceremony|
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