National Finals Beckon for Inverclyde School
Monday 20 March 2017
An Inverclyde Council secondary school has reached the national finals of a top entrepreneurial competition after winning the regional heat.
St Columba’s High was named Best Company at the Young Enterprise Scotland’s Company Programme for Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde.
Eighteen teams – including four from Inverclyde – reached the regional finals having been running businesses since the start of the academic year with support from local business volunteers and Young Enterprise Scotland.
St Columba’s was named Best Company overall for MDF – Making Design Fun, while two teams from Inverclyde Academy and one from Clydeview academy also picked up prizes.
The Young Enterprise Scotland Company Programme provides business and entrepreneurial experience for S5/S6 pupils who develop a wide range of skills.
At the end of the academic year the young companies compete on a local, regional, national and European level to be crowned Company of the Year.
Innovation Award Inverclyde Academy - YOUNIQUE
Quality Award Inverclyde Academy – YOUNIQUE
Business Report & Interview (Runner-up) Clydeview Academy – Soft Lyte
Business Reprot & Interview (Winner) St Columba’s HS – MDF, Making Design Fun
Business Presentation (Runner-up) I nverclyde Academy – Wood You Believe It !
Business Presentation (Winner) St Columba’s HS – MDF, Making Design Fun
Best Company – Inverclyde St Columba’s HS – MDF, Making Design Fun
Best Company Overall St Columba’s HS – MDF, Making Design Fun
All six Inverclyde Council secondary schools have been taking part in the Company programme.
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