CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – It is a sweet victory for a Lowcountry entrepreneur.Christina Miller, the owner of Bert and T’s Desserts, gained the top prize of $10,000 in the Prepared, Set, Pitch competitiveness Saturday, sponsored by Lowcountry Nearby First.Bert and T’s, named for Miller’s grandmothers, is an on-line bakery specializing in southern and Gullah desserts and ice lotions. She will use the prize income toward the obtain of a foodstuff truck to consider her desserts on the street.Miller was 1 of five people who participated in the inaugural All set, Established, Pitch contest. The individuals have been all college students of the Neighborhood Small business Academy, which is operate by Fantastic Enterprises, an initiative of Lowcountry Area To start with. The Local community Enterprise Academy is a 12-week plan.You may have witnessed Miller as she appeared on Bounce About Charleston, which airs Saturday and Sunday morning’s on Dwell 5′s sister station Bounce.The top five business owners in the Ready, Set, Pitch competition obtained personal, 1-on-one particular coaching from nearby business leader and philanthropist Herbert Drayton III (Vertical Holdings, Hi Mark Capital). The finalists participated Saturday in a dwell pitch event at Cannon Avenue Arts Centre in front of family members, mates and a panel of judges.The top five competing business owners involved:Rashaunda Grant, Carolina CookeryKristine Luke, Park PetsChristina Miller, Bert & T’s DessertsKimberly Nesmith, Kakes by KimChinenyem Nwadiugwu, She Biology“Lowcountry Local 1st believes that entrepreneurship is a strong motor for neighborhood alter and is dedicated to looking at these new enterprises obtain the attention and investment they ought to have,” Superior Enterprises Software Director, Raquel Padgett said.“This pitch celebration gave CBA graduates the possibility to share their stories and eyesight, with a panel of judges deciding on just one proficient and driven personal to get significant assist acquire their business to the future degree,” Padgett stated.The following Group Company Academy commences in February. To discover extra click the link.Copyright 2022 WCSC. All rights reserved.