Junior Places 3rd in Youth Entrepreneurs Competition

On April 26th, Vontazia Guthrie (Junior) finished 3rd in a Youth Entrepreneurs Regional Flyer Competition held in Kansas City.  Additional competitions were held in Wichita, Topeka, and Dodge City.  Vontazia presented a business plan for a specialized women's clothing line.  She earned a $500 scholarship that she can use for college.  Vontazia also presented to the UA board of directors and was offered a conditional $2,500 promissory scholarship to Kansas St. as a result.  Youth Entrepreneurs is an elective business class offered at UA.
 

Pictured:  University Academy board member Dr. Franklin, UA teacher Mr. Heffley, Ms. Vontazia Guthrie, and her mother, Ms. Ebony Williams

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