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‘Cookies on a Stick’ Could Win Sweet Cash for HS Student

Wakefield High School student Amelia Semprebon could win $2,500 in a national entrepreneurship contest for her “cookies on a stick.”

Semprebon won first place in the D.C. region in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Elevator Pitch program, and is one of 36 national finalists for the $2,500 prize. The prize money can be used either as a scholarship or seed funding for the business.

Semprebon’s business, Millie Pops, was in second place in the online voting as of Tuesday evening.

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