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Student B&B business plan wins award

A business proposal for a bed and breakfast from area high school students has won a regional competition, organizers said today.

The students’ plan for Legacy, North of the Nautical Bed & Breakfast received top honors at the recent Hospitality Entrepreneurship Summit, held at the University of Delaware.

The five developed the plan as part of a three-week program in financial literacy, The Young Entrepreneurs Training Program, organized by the not-for-profit Cedarmore Corp. in Freeport.

The students and their schools are: Kayla King-Sumner of Freeport High School, Dhakenia and Jeremiah Maxime of Roosevelt High School and Imani and India Tutt of Malverne High School.

Cedarmore officials said the students hope to open the B&B in two years. They competed against teams from New York City and Pennsylvania.

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