LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 10, 2014) – Walt Disney World Resort concluded a 4-day exclusive weekend for a group of select students at the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine. A high-impact graduation ceremony deemed the students official Dreamers, making them one of only 700 students nationwide to hold the honor.
The students were among 100 teens selected from more than 10,000 applicants to participate in a once-in-lifetime mentoring program this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort. The teens, along with a parent or guardian, received an all-expense-paid trip to participate in an innovative, outside-the-classroom, educational experience and learn tips from noted professionals and celebrities including: Magic Johnson, E! News’ Terrence Jenkins, Entertainment Tonight’s Rocsi Diaz and 15-year old CEO, Jaylen Bledsoe, Bledsoe Technologies.