CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- A local woman is a finalist in the national 7-Eleven Woman's Franchise Initiative competition.

Evelyn Scott, a retired Navy Master Chief from Chesapeake, was selected from hundreds of applicants to compete for the opportunity to win a franchise fee-free 7-Eleven store.

As the competition heats up, the seven semi-finalists produced a short "Why I Should Win" video.

It's up to the public to vote on the video from June 19 to July 2 at 11:59 p.m. and the top three video winners will move on to the final deciding round.

The final round of the competition is a one-on-one interview with 7-Eleven.

The winner of the 7-Eleven Women's Franchise Initiative will be announced in July.

Evelyn's Video is posted below and anyone can vote once a day until July 2 HERE.