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Students culminate exclusive weekend at Walt Disney World Resort with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine
3/7/2016 12:59:16 PM

Mickey Mouse is joined by: (Behind, Center: L-R) ESSENCE Editor-At-Large Mikki Taylor, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks, Steve Harvey, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Vice President of Deluxe Resorts and Disney Dreamers Academy Executive Champion Tracey D. Powell, and the Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2016 (Gregg Newton, photographer)

Walt Disney World Resort concluded its ninth-annual Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine, a four-day, once-in-a-lifetime educational and mentoring program for a select group of high school students. 

The students – identified as “Dreamers”– were selected from thousands of applicants nationwide and are now among only 900 students to hold the honor.

The program featured an exclusive weekend of dreaming big, discovering possibilities and preparing for the future. Along with a parent or guardian, each teen received an all-expense-paid trip to Walt Disney World Resort, where they learned important networking skills, participated in hands-on career workshops and created fun memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Students were also motivated and inspired with presentations from noted professionals and celebrities, including: Steve Harvey, Film Producer Will Packer, Actress Tamera Mowery and Bledsoe Technologies’ 17-year-old CEO, Jaylen Bledsoe.



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Submitted By: Cash Tomberlin Submitted: 3/8/2016
I think the winner of a contest should be able to make a Disney movie.

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