Winning team spreads the joy
Teamwork and pride stood out alongside shimmering drops of colourful fabric during this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme regional finals. The event, held October 23rd at the Tauranga Art Gallery, included six teams from two local colleges seeking a spot in the national competition.
Seeing more and more of their friends on special diets motivated two Otumoetai College students to develop a winning product for the regional Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) awards this year. Tilks New Zealand founders Shayla Holloway and Louise Bremner used the trendy coconut as a base for a new organic salted caramel spread.
When 32 young entrepreneurs bring an idea, their team, and a passion to make a change; amazing things happen.
Local teen, CJ Dobbs, 18, has taken part in the last three Mashup events. Here she explains for benefit of parents and their children, what she learned, and why she thinks other teens should enter.
Do you love learning Japanese but are unsure whether you’ll be able to use it in your future career? Have you only considered being a translator or teaching English at a Japanese school? If so, there is another option out there that may just better suit your interests!
Is your business idea the next Cookie Time?