Northville middle school student Sammi Yungman has been selected as a finalist in the Buy Michigan Now festival's “Up & Coming Entrepreneur Contest.”
Yungman, a student at Hillside Middle School, designs and sells her own line of jewelry via her business, Samsational Jewelry.
She added in a Buy Michigan Now press release, “I have been working very hard in the last six months to grow my business through networking organizations, craft fairs, and showing my work to galleries. I have recently sold over a hundred of my designs.”
Buy Michigan Now founder Lisa Diggs said in the release, “We’re extremely proud to be able to help more people discover the work of all three of these Michigan entrepreneurs. Each is unique in their contribution to our economy, as well as the betterment of our community, and we congratulate them all.”
The fourth Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival takes place August 3-5 in downtown Northville.
The contest winner was Wolverine Lake-based, Crunch Granola. The other finalist was Michigan in Metal of Corunna.