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Princeton Big Idea Award Presented

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - Last week we told you about The Big Idea...an entrepreneurial competition being sponsored by New River Community and Technical College in Princeton.

It came to an end tonight, The winner is Stages Music School located on Mercer Street.

Stages teaches kids of all ages how to play an instrument of their choice.

All the five finalists were women that own businesses on Mercer Street.

Stages owner Melissa McKinney said she is excited about winning and says The one thousand dollar prize money. It will help provide her students with equipment they need.

She feels the Big Idea project is a positive step for Princeton.

This is the first year of the Big Idea competition and New River community and Technical college hopes to do it again next year.
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