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HUSD sends two finalists to entrepreneurship competition
Posted 6/5/18

students pose with their awards


High school students enrolled in the entrepreneurship career pathway program offered by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) won big at a recent regional competition. Two of the three regional finalists were Hayward students and they recently competed for $3,000 in awards and an opportunity to represent the Bay Area at the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on October 11 in New York City.


Meet our local entrepreneurs:

2nd Place: F Connect- An App to connect Foster Youth to work, housing, academic and social/emotional supports to thrive beyond the Foster Care system.
CEO Joseph Franco
Teacher: Kathrina Miranda

Mt. Eden High School- HUSD/Eden Area ROP

*Joseph will head to NYC to compete in the national challenge


3rd Place: Vita Girl- An App to help young women learn about, track and provide relief for symptoms associated with menstruation and live healthier, fuller, and more product lives.
CEOs Aaliyah Stivers and Isabela Custodio
Teacher: Rick Charles
Hayward High School, HUSD / Eden Area ROP