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Mount St. Mary students took home the national championship for the third year in a row. This year, two student businesses won first place at the SAGE USA competition in Henderson, Nevada.

Sophomores Celia Rahill and Marissa Brandel represented the 17 student business team of Essence, an essential oil producer, which received the national title for Socially Responsible Business.

Sophomores Kaitlin Brill, Abigail Bradley and Emily Bingham presented their marketing company, Business Buzz, and won first place in the category of Social Enterprise Business. Junior Heather Fitzgerald provided technical support.

Both teams will represent the United States at the SAGE World Cup in Odessa, Ukraine.