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Educator Recognized for Promoting Entrepreneurial Education in Classroom

Washington, D.C. – Today at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation will announce Marc Steren from Potomac, Maryland as the winner of its second annual NFIB Entrepreneurship Educator Award for his dedication to promoting entrepreneurship in the classroom at the Bullis School. 

“It is important that we honor hard-working educators who are determined to instill the benefits of entrepreneurship in our education system,” NFIB Director of the Young Entrepreneur Foundation Molly Young said.  “NFIB’s Entrepreneurship Educator Award aims to reward educators who teach entrepreneurship in an inspiring and successful way.  We are proud to recognize Marc for his commitment and effort to make sure his students have the opportunity to further their entrepreneurial dreams.”

The NFIB Entrepreneurship Educator Award is available to any educator of grades 1-12 who teach entrepreneurship in a creative and successful manner.  Applicants were asked to submit a video describing the best practices he or she uses to teach entrepreneurship and what the outcome has been. The winner of the award is granted a $1,000 scholarship that can be used for educational resources pertaining to entrepreneurship.    

"I am honored to win this award,” said Marc Steren.  “This award is really a reflection of the amazing students at Bullis who are passionate about entrepreneurship and who I have been privileged to teach."

Marc’s video will be presented at the NFIB Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Luncheon in Washington, D.C. today, July 23, 2015.  Marc was selected based on the creativity and impact of his entrepreneurial education.

For more about the Entrepreneurship Educator Award please visit www.NFIB.com/Educator. Marc’s winning video can be viewed here.

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation is committed to educating young people about the critical role of small business and the American free enterprise system.  For more information please visit www.NFIB.com/YEF.

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