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MEMPHIS, Tenn. –The Memphis Challenge program challenges students who are already academic achievers to focus on soft skills like public speaking and interview skills.

“We are building a cadre of talent that would leave go away to college and come back to Memphis and be a future leader,” said Executive Director Cassandra Webster.

In addition to resume classes, participants do internships.

Memphis Challenge is meeting the challenge of preparing and propelling Memphis youth to their dreams.