A number of Georgia high school students were among 100 teens selected from across the nation to participate in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence — a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
The 100 students were selected from thousands of applicants nationwide for this once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program that is designed to assist them in identifying and pursuing their dreams.
The students, along with a parent or guardian, received an all-expense-paid trip to Disney to participate in the program, which features a series of career-oriented workshops and leadership seminars.
Celebrity participants include Sunny Hostin from ABC’s “The View,”television personality Steve Harvey; national recording artist Ne-Yo; former NFL great and “Dancing with the Stars’’ winner Emmitt Smith; as well as actors Jussie Smollett (Fox’s “Empire’’), Miles Brown (ABC’s “Black-ish’’) and Marsai Martin (ABC’s “Black-ish’’).
Georgia-based students included: