LAUNCHED: Student-run business provides low-cost prom dresses

March 14, 2014  |  Times Free Press  |  Alex Harris  |  News

Deshel Hambrick doesn't have a dress for prom herself - but she's working hard to make sure that other girls like her will. Hambrick, a senior at the Howard School, thought about the dilemma while trying to come up with ideas to market her in-school secondhand clothing store, 4 Ever Young Resale Shop.

"I wondered how many girls are looking for a prom dress, but can't find one because they're too costly," said Hambrick, who started her business as a junior at age 17. "So I came up with the idea for the Cinderella Event, and it's promoting my business and giving girls a chance to feel like the queens and princesses they really are."

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