Taking Care of Business
"Abbey and Reading Girls' top Young Enterprise Contest" was the sub heading in the Reading Evening Post on 13 April 2011
Business brainboxes at the Abbey and Reading Girls' Schools proved themselves the best young entrepreneurs in town when they came top in the Young Enterprise final for Reading The two teams were among five taking part in the scheme last month and will now progress to the Berkshire Count Final at the Hilton Hotel in Reading on Friday 6 May.
Dynamic from Reading Girls' School was runner-up despite it's team being a year younger that their opponents. The winning team were Checkmate (the Abbey School) the other teams were Indigo and Sofios (Kendrick School); RBM (Reading School); Torrendo (Reading Blue Coat School) Aardvark (The Abbey School)
Deputy Mayor of Reading, councillor Jenny Ryan presentedtrophies to the winners. She said "I am extremely impressed by your hard work, enthusiasm and the high standard of presentations. All the companies were winners tonight and we wish both Checkmate and Dynamic good luck in the county finals.
Young Enterprise is a national education charity which is intended to inspire young people to learn and suceed through enterprise by educating them in understanding and valuing the role of business. For more information visit www.youngenterprise.org.uk
Look out for details of how Dynamic get on the in the County Finals on 6 May 2011.