(L-R) Samahj Chestnut, Aniya Ponton, Ryeona Watson are eighth grade students at New Song Academy. The girls, along with Logan Reynolds who is not pictured, recently won $13,000 at the Philanthropy Tank Finals Event to address food deserts in Baltimore. Credit: (Courtesy Photo)

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By Megan Sayles

Four eighth-grade students from New Song Academy recently won big at the Philanthropy Tank Finals Event in Pikesville, Md.

Aniya Ponton, Samahj Chestnut, Ryeona Watson and Logan Reynolds received $13,000 for their business pitch, an initiative to improve access to healthy food choices, called Bmore Fresh. 

The social enterprise will use a bus to deliver fresh produce to Baltimore communities that live in food deserts, or areas lacking in access to affordable, healthy foods. 

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