FoYE17: Day Two Recap

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Now that the dust has settled on our Festival of Youth Enterprise, it's time to take a look back over Day Two.

Ross McLellan Photography

Tuesday the 6th saw our 15 finalists travelling far and wide across Scotland to compete in the National Finals - where despite every team working their absolute hardest to create their amazing products and display them on their trade stand, only one team could win.

It's always hard to travel so far and throw all of your energies into a project, so we'll have a quick recap of all our amazing young entrepreneurs.

Beltane Candles - Currie High SchoolScott McPhie

Bon Bon - Lochend High SchoolScott McPhie

Fancie Tins - Brae HighScott McPhie

Graphic Outlook - Marr CollegeScott McPhie

Handmade Hamilton - Hamilton Grammar SchoolScott McPhie

Island Charm - Stromness AcademyScott McPhie

Live, Laugh, Learn - Bo'nessScott McPhie

MDF - St Columbas High SchoolScott McPhie

Medley - Stranraer AcademyScott McPhie

Rural Fayre - Creiff High SchoolScott McPhie

SEED - Inverurie AcademyScott McPhie

Survival Print - Dumbarton AcademyScott McPhie

Trade @ Waid - Waid AcademyScott McPhie

Vision - Fortrose AcademyScott McPhie

West Coasters - Lochgilphead Joint CampusScott McPhie

But of course, there can only be one.

Vision walked away with not one, but three awards - including the biggie - The Barclays Young Enterprise Scotland Company of the Year.

So let's see who won what:

  • Kaplan Best Company Report - Vision
  • Lyreco Best Trade Stand - Vision
  • EY Best Presentation - Bon Bon
  • IOD Director of the Year Award - Taylor Henderson, Live laugh Learn, Bo'ness Academy and Chloe Fairman, West Coasters, Lochgilphead High School
  • ICAS Financial Director of the Year - Annie Nicol and Samantha Ovenstone both from (Beltane candles, Currie High School)
  • Asda Award for Social Enterprise - Medley
  • The Marketing Society Star School Award - Vision
  • Disney Creativity Award - Bon Bon
  • City of Glasgow College Innovation Award - SEED
  • DYW Glasgow Journey Award - Taylor Henderson (Bo'ness Academy)
  • FSB Business Adviser of the Year Award - Lee Medd
  • SQA Link Teacher of the Year Award - Samantha Coole
  • Peroosh People's Choice Award - Handmade Hamilton

Vision will now be taking a trip to London next month to celebrate the National Finals - so the prep starts now!

We just want to take this opportunity to congratulate all of our finalists and thank them for their hard work.

  • Investor In People
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland
  • Investors In Young People

About YES

Our Vision is for Scotland to have the most entrepreneurial and enterprising young people in the world.

Our Mission is to inspire and equip young people to learn and succeed through enterprise.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.

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