Junior Courtney Hottle (in the photo on the right) was eager to try her hand at an exciting internship at Route One Apparel under the mentoring of company president Ali Von Paris. The startup company is an entrepreneurial success under Von Paris' vision. They sell original Maryland merchandise through retailers, wholesalers and directly online, and Courtney's efforts in the areas of research and development, as well as social media, have given the company a great boost!  According to the company's website, they are an "e-commerce platform that specializes in making trendy, affordable state pride apparel and accessories for those who want to make wearing clothing 'fun,' while making a statement."