Haywood Community College students claimed monetary prizes during the Showcase for Student Entrepreneurs event for National Entrepreneurship Week. In this event, students pitched their ideas about a business they would like to start. Competing students set up display booths and HCC students, faculty, and staff voted on the winner. Pictured left to right are winners of this event with HCC Department Chair of Business & Entrepreneurship (right), David Forester: first place-Sarah Canale, Professional Crafts-Jewelry student; second place-Rebecca Catrett, Professional Crafts-Clay student; and third place-Terry Taylor, Professional Crafts-Jewelry student. Pictured right is HCC Entrepreneurship instructor Meredith Carpenter. National Entrepreneurship Week spotlights the importance of entrepreneurship to our nation and local economy. Funding for this student competition was provided by the HCC Foundation.