JOPLIN -- Eleven students in the "Superleaders" program at Missouri Southern State University were welcomed into the Joplin Young Professionals Network Saturday. This is the first semester for the program at MSSU. Students spent time durig the semester visiting with companies like Freeman Health System, American Ramp Company and The Candy House learning about business basics. Program directors say it is important for students to get their foot in the door early to succeed in business. Applications have already been taken for next semester's group of students.