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Clayton State wraps up summer business academy

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Professor John Mascaritolo lectures to students in the Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Clayton State University about “Getting Your Product to Market.” Mascaritolo lectures on supply chain management.

Special Photo Professor John Mascaritolo lectures to students in the Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Clayton State University about “Getting Your Product to Market.” Mascaritolo lectures on supply chain management.

MORROW — The College of Business at Clayton State University has wrapped up its annual Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy for high school students.

The weeklong, overnight academy was designed to help prepare young people for life in the business world after high school.

It offered metro Atlanta students classes in business and seminars with business experts. They also participated in tours, team-building exercises and an etiquette luncheon.

Parents, principals, community and business leaders were invited to the final presentation event Friday at the Clayton State Theater.

SEBA Director Dr. Beverly Wright said nearly two dozen students comprised this year’s SEBA class. They included local youth from Charles Drew, Community Christian, Lovejoy, Mt. Zion, North Clayton, Stockbridge and Union Grove high schools.

The 2013 Clayton State SEBA students were Alexis Williams, Derrick Patrick, Quatez Foster-Blackmon, Justice Dobson, Devin Hall, Nura Mohamed, Allison Higgins, Angelica Johnson, Vinh Pham, Deonna Stewart, Joshua Thomas, Jazmyne Imani Terrell, Jasmine Blalock, Erik Baker, Khrystyne Craddock, Shedrick Meshach Dorsey-Ford, Zuania Rivera, Victoria Benson, Lauren Cush, Kobie Lain, Gaelin Baldwin and Naquavia Thomas.