The Festival of Youth Enterprise Awards for 2020 brought down the curtain on a great year of achievement for young people participating across a number of YES programmes at our first ever virtual awards ceremony.
Over 500 people attended our virtual event on the HeySummit platform from all over Scotland and further afield.
The Festival Of Youth Enterprise Awards was a celebration event for our Company Programme, Bridge 2 Business Programme, and Team Programmes. The event was hosted by Graeme Easton - the voice of Hampden Park.
The event also had a special message from the Deputy First Minister Of Scotland and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills - Mr. John Swinney MSP, along with some other special guests and inspiring speakers making an appearance.
Scottish Company of the Year Award - Timescape, Forth Valley
Best Presentation Award - Hour Crafty Clocks, Renfrewshire
Best Company Report - Touch Wood, Grampian
Finance Director of the Year Award - Touch Wood, Grampian
Managing Director of the Year Award - Kwirky Kards, Glasgow
Journey Award - TH;NK, Dumfries & Galloway
Digital Presence Award - Hour Crafty Clocks, Renfrewshire
People's Choice Award - Revitalise, Lanarkshire
Innovation Award - Timescape, Forth Valley
Business Adviser of the Year Award - Timescape, Forth Valley
Link Teacher of the Year Award - Slainte, Fife
Social Impact Award - Revitalise, Lanarkshire
CreativityAward - Tartan Texts, Lothian
Marketing Award - Tartan Texts, Lothian
Journey Award - Mark Traynor, New College Lanarkshire
Special Achievement = Sonya Goodram, Orkney College UHI
Winner- David Maitland - Edinburgh College
Social Enterprise Team
Winner- New College Lanarkshire
Local Hero Of The Year Award
Winner- Lucy Thomson - Ayrshire College
Highly Commended - Ross Brand - New College Lanarkshire
FE College Enterprise Educator of the Year Award
Winner- Audrey Makrell - New College Lanarkshire
Enterprising Student of the Year Award
Winner- Alistair Lee - City Of Glasgow College
Enterprising FE College of the Year Award
Winner- Ayrshire College
HighlyCommended - New College Lanarkshire
These awards demonstrate the strengths and reslience of young people who have worked so hard over the year to develop their skills through a learning by doing methodolgy - there is no better way to learn
I wish Timescape from Stirling High Schools every success at the UK Final on 17th June.
The Awards were broadcast live however for those who were unable to join us at the love time we have a 'catch-up version' on demand on our YouTube Channel.
Our Vision is for Scotland to be a place where all young people are given the opportunity to have a rewarding future in work and life - no matter where they start their journey.
Our Mission is to inspire and equip young people, irrespective of their background, to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise education.
In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.
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