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EEASI Youth Challenge Participants

We are excited to welcome thirteen students to the first Youth EEASI Challenge! They will be working through the two-week virtual program starting on July 20, 2020. Meet each of our participants below and find out why THEY are excited to be involved in the EEASI Challenge!

Burhan Baloch

Burhan Baloch
Triangle Math and Science Academy

“I am excited about solving a real problem for a local business. I really enjoy problem-solving and being able to think outside the box to solve it. I like that we’re able to have an impact on something right away and it’s not all just traditional learning. However, I am also excited about getting more formal training and being able to have access to resources and knowledge I haven’t had before. I know this will be really helpful to me and I hope I can bring value to my teammates, too.”

Nikera Davis

Nikera Davis
Garner Magnet High School

“What excites me the most about the program is the knowledge that I would receive. I am also excited to gain more skills. I am also excited to see how this program can help me in the future with business ideas and community issues that arise. I am looking forward to gaining more knowledge about owning a business. I am thrilled about what I can take from the program and insert it in my own community.”

Kalib Heath

Kalib Heath
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School

“I’m excited about learning new things about entrepreneurship. My mom owns 3 small businesses and I aspire to do the same. I recently started my own lawn care service this summer. The problem-solving and building my strengths as an Entrepreneur excites me. I look forward to growing and learning on a personal And business level.”

Nevaeh Jones

Nevaeh Jones
East Wake Academy

“Learning how to make high school decisions.”

Joniqua Major

Joniqua Major
South Garner High School

“The main thing that excites me about the program is that I’m going to have lots of experience with others I’m going to get involved with hands-on activities.this program will also help me add on to my resume”

Tabitha Newsome

Tabitha Newsome
Garner High School

“I am excited that I will be doing something fun and learning new things.”

Noaah Speller

Noaah Speller
Enloe High School

“This will be fun and I like to help out in the community.”

 

Jeremy Sanders

Jeremy Sanders
Enloe High School

“It is something new and different. I plan on using the information in the future. It will give me a greater chance to the path to success. I cannot wait to learn. The program will grant me more knowledge!”

Camille Trapp

Camille Trapp
East Wake High School

“I am excited to learn about Entrepreneurship.”

Khadjia Tunkara

Khadjia’a Tunkara
South Garner High School

“I am excited to be able to push myself over the summer and learn new things. This program will also help me with my future career decision of becoming a film director/producer/screenplay writer to produce historical documentaries and movies. I am excited the program is being offered over the summer and is online. I am excited the program is inspiring, informing and it involves youth in real-world problem-solving for businesses and communities. “

Azzariah Williams

Azzariah Williams
Enloe High School

“Something that excites me about this program is that I am able to have the opportunity to meet other teens my age. It allows me to make like-minded friends with who I can share my aspirations and goals with. I’m looking forward to learning skills that could help me improve my way of problem-solving and working with others. I like that I’ll be able to work with people who have once been in my position as well. I also appreciate that this experience will help me work on my conversational and public speaking skills.”

Giovanni Wright

Giovanni Wright
South Garner High School

“I am excited about learning about entrepreneurship and business and the levels of development. I would like to know more about what business challenges will be in society now with COVID. I am excited about learning more information about what it takes to fully run an operational business and be an entrepreneur.”

Terrell Southerland

Terrell Southerland
Broughton High School

“Learning about solving problems as ways to become an Entrepreneur. I am excited about learning from others. Sharing my idea with others.”