Festival of Youth Enterprise Awards goes online

  • Stirling High School’s Timescape, ha been crowned Scottish Company of the Year
  • Team Programme Awards announced for the first time
  • Bridge 2 Business Enterprise Educator Award winners revealed

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.

Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSPVideo Link: https://www.youtu.be/Fcc-Es3pDJM

CompanyProgramme

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

Team Programme

Journey Award - Mark Traynor, New College Lanarkshire

Special Achievement = Sonya Goodram, Orkney College UHI

Bridge2Business

Innovation Award

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

The 15 FinalistsThe 15 Finalists

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.

GeoffLeask, CEO at Young Enterprise Scotland

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.

Festival of Youth Enterprise Awards 2020Video Link: https://www.youtu.be/vYLFF0PLaoc
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  • Cyber Essentials
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland
  • Investors In Young People
  • Family Friendly Working Scotland
  • Disability Confident
  • Living Wage Employer
  • Good Fundraising

About YES

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 & equip all young people to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise.

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

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