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Boca Chamber’s YEA! students pitched plans to executives
Students in the Boca Chamber’s Golden Bell Education Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) presented their business plans before local investors at FAU Tech Runway on April 6.
A total of 18 middle and high school students representing 14 businesses and social minutes had five minutes to pitch local business leaders from Saint Andrew’s School, Florida Blue, Office Depot Foundation, TouchSuite, Comerica Bank, Bluegreen Vacations, IBM, Florida Power & Light, Public Super Market Charities, Boca Bearings and the Research Park at FAU.
Tia Jenkins, founder of Switchy Shoes, won the competition. She will take her business to New York to compete in the regional competition in May.
Bryan Edwards, founder of Baby-Go-Go, was the runner-up.