Gabriel Steinmeyer, a 2007 graduate of Vermillion High School, is one of five students selected nationwide to receive the scholarship.
This is the second year that Salesgenie.com has partnered with the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Hank Kopcial, executive director of the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation stated, "The Young Entrepreneur Awards were created to encourage young people to follow their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs. By partnering with NFIB, Salesgenie.com has made it possible for a greater number of high school seniors to be recognized as future business leaders."
"We are honored to be partnering with the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation this year to provide these scholarships to high school seniors.�The five scholarship recipients exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit that the Young Entrepreneur Foundation looks to promote," said Vin Gupta, chairman and CEO of infoUSA.�
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization promoting the importance of small business and free enterprise to the nation's youth. The foundation is associated with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation's largest small-business advocacy group. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the consensus views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals. More information is available at www.NFIB.com/YEF.