Zeus Win The Young Enterprise North West Kent Area Final

6th form students from Dartford Grammar School for Girls were proud to accept the prize for the winning company 2016 sponsored by The Rotary Club of Gravesend & Meopham. The event took place on the 18th April at the Mick Jagger Centre in Dartford. The company have already generated a net profit of £370 so far by selling hoodies for school trips & running a disco for year 8’s. They also supported the music department at the spring concert and received payment for their services.

The judging panel had 3 companies to interview at their trade stand after reviewing a company report and finally decided on the winner after a 4 minute presentation by 4 members of the company. Alan Ridgers, Rotary Club of Gravesend & Meopham – www.rotary-ribi.org , Jan Fenning, Licence to Success –   www.licencetosuccess.co.uk & Deborah Turner, You Image Consultancy -www.youimageconsultancy.co.uk had a difficult job selecting the winner but were impressed with the confidence of the students.

Several other awards were presented to the 3 companies on the night which included Carter & Co from Dartford Grammar School for Girls & Empire from Wilmington Grammar School 6th form

Best Trade Stand – Carter & Co – Sponsored by GCLL

Best Marketing – Empire – Sponsored by Rotary Club of Gravesend & Meopham

Best Financial Report – Empire – Sponsored by GCLL

Best Company Report – Zeus – Sponsored by GCLL

Best Use of Graphics & IT – Zeus - Sponsored by High Profile

Most Entrepreneurial Company- Carter & Co – Sponsored & Presented by Thames Gateway Kent Partnership

Best Presentation – Carter & Co – sponsored by RW Coaching

Special Award for Company most Daring & Discipline – Zeus – Sponsored & Presented by Gibbs and Partners

Zeus will now go to the Kent & Medway final on the 4th May at Oakwood House, Maidstone and represent the North West Area Board.

If you would like to find out more about Young Enterprise please visit www.young-enterprise.org.uk or contact Vanessa Johnson – vanessa.johnson@y-e,org.uk


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