Otago Success at the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards
By Paul Allen | Posted: Thursday December 8, 2016
Kika BeeCo from Kaikorai Valley College pick up two National Excellence Awards at the YES National Awards in Wellington held on 7 December.
Kāika BeeCo: Nadia Paine, Kes Johnstone, Bella Richmond-Grant and Ashley Arthur.
Teacher: Peter Dodds.
They presented their business pitch exceptionally well gaining many great comments from the judges and others who watched them present.
The team met with the Governor General of New Zealand, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM
The team won the National Excellence Award for Operations Sponsored by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Nadia Paine, the CEO of Kāika BeeCo also won the Massey Business School Young Entrepreneur Scholar Award for gaining the highest mark in New Zealand in the Young Enterprise Exam this year.
Young Enterprise Trust celebrated 35 years this year and it was a great opportunity to celebrate with all who attended.
If you would like to find out more about YES in Otago please contact Paul Allen at the Otago Chamber of Commerce.