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Posted 5/18/17

Student honored for entrepreneurshipWASHINGTON, D.C. – A Clay High senior is among 100 students who recently received scholarships from The National Federation of Independent Business Young …

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Student honored for entrepreneurship
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Clay High senior is among 100 students who recently received scholarships from The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation.
Virginia “Ginny” Stephens received a $2,000 Florida Leadership Council Young Entrepreneur Award and is the only recipient from the state of Florida to win in NFIB’s 15th annual Young Entrepreneur Awards. The scholarship program rewards and encourages entrepreneurial talents among high school seniors who own and operate their own small business.
Stephens owns Ginny Stephens Photography, a business she started while in high school.
To qualify for an NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award, students must be seniors in high school who own and operate their own small business. They are required to write a business plan and an essay describing their entrepreneurial endeavors and future goals. NFIB members around the country interview the applicants for the Young Entrepreneur Awards.

Bar association awards two scholarships

ORANGE PARK – The Clay County Bar Association awarded two college scholarships on May 15 during its annual “Law Day” luncheon.
Catherine Williams, shown at left, a graduating senior from Fleming Island High, received the Jim Thies Teen Court Scholarship of $1,000. Thies presented the scholarship to Williams.
Christian Tabet, at right, a graduating senior at Orange Park High, received the Clay County Bar Association Scholarship of $1,000. Bar Association vice president Geraldine Hartin presented the scholarship to Tabet.
This year’s “Law Day” was focused on celebrating the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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