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Enterprise Olympics 2011

The YMCA-YWCA of Northeast Avalon is pleased to announce the names of the provincial award winners in the 10th Annual Create a Logo Competition and the 11th Market Your Thoughts Essay Competition. The competitions involve students from grades 4-9. Students are asked to identify business opportunities that they believe could work in their community, their region, or anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador. Many thanks to the students and teachers who participated as well as to the judges that generously gave of their time in this year’s competitions.

Provincial Winners 2011

Provincial winners in each competition receive $100 for their business idea.

Market Your Thoughts

Enterprise Olympics 2011 – Project Summary

Thank you to the sponsors for the Enterprise Olympics 2011 including:

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Innovation Trade and Rural Development (INTRD), Department of Education, Service Canada

10th Annual Create a Logo Competition:
(grades 4, 5 & 6)

  • 41 schools participated from Western, Eastern, Central and Labrador
  • 1773 entries
  • 318 school winners – prize of lunch bag
  • 12 regional winners – prize of $50
  • 3 provincial winners – prize of $100
  • School submitting the most entries was Millcrest Academy in Grand Falls-Windsor for the 4th year in a row with 258 entries

Create a Logo Provincial Winners 2011

Student Grade School Project School District
Emma Burry 4 Whitbourne Elementary Wacky Wiggles Eastern
Jane Goulding 5 Millcrest Academy EcoEdibles Nova Central
Ben Jacobsen & Claire Brenton 6 CC Loughlin Elementary Hudson’s HamBurgers Western

Market Your Thoughts Essay Competition 2011:
(grades 7, 8 & 9)

  • 11 schools participated from Western, Eastern, Central and Labrador
  • 276 entries
  • 33 school winners – prize of sling bag
  • 12 regional winners – prize of $50
  • 3 Provincial winners – prize of $100
  • School submitting the most entries was St. Paul’s Intermediate from Nova Central with 66 entries

Market Your Thoughts Provincial Winners 2011

Student Grade School Project School District
Alison Stuckey 7 Lake Academy Sweet Sugar Frosted Cafe Eastern
Kyle Morrissey 8 Fatima Academy Kyle’s Custom Nets Eastern
Colby Chaisson 9 Stephenville High School Micra-Hand Massage Therapy Western

17th Annual Enterprise Olympics – May 26-29, 2011; Clarenville, NL:
(Enterprise 3205 students)

  • Sponsors include ACOA, INTRD, Service Canada, Department of Education
  • 21 judges attended from St. John’s and Clarenville area from organizations such as ACOA, INTRD, CBDC, College of the North Atlantic (CNA), AP Music, Karlande Design, Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission (WHSCC), Town of Clarenville
  • 39 students attended from 12 schools
  • 8 chaperones representing O’Donel High, Bishops College, Gonzaga, Lakeside Academy, Lewisporte Collegiate, Corner Brook Regional High and John Burke High
  • 36 showcase competitors
  • 15 business plan competitors

Activities included:

  • Thursday Night movies and popcorn
  • Friday night Glow Bowling and cinema
  • Saturday afternoon Commercial Competition
  • Saturday afternoon outing to the Barn Loft for homemade ice cream and candy
  • Saturday night Bollywood dance with the Bollywood Jigg Dance Troupe and DJ Tony Wiseman

Presentations on Saturday were provided by:

  • WHSCC
  • Youth Ventures
  • YMCA-YWCA of Northeast Avalon
  • Andrea Sharpe – local entrepreneur and owner of Karlande Design

The St. Jude Hotel staff was amazing; they catered to our every need and everything ran very smoothly.

The Y staff that participated in the event include: Melanie Maher, Enterprise Olympics Project Coordinator; Joanne George, Employment Counselor; Nicole Kennedy, Business Consultant; Denise Cornick, Business Consultant; Michelle Lambert, General Manager of Employment and Enterprise Services and Krista Payne, Manager of Employment and Enterprise Services.

Enterprise Olympics Showcase Winners 2011

Student Project School District Prize
Branden Sipes Pizza Kones Bishops College Eastern $800
Alexandra Stead Alex Stead Photography Lewisporte Collegiate Nova Central $400
Kylene Barrett Heated Design Holy Trinity High Eastern $200

Enterprise Olympics Business Plan Winners 2011

Student Project School District Prize
Alexandra Stead Alex Stead Photography Lewisporte Collegiate Nova Central $800
Lindsay Taylor Body Touch Corner Brook High Western $400
Angela Scott Glamour Nails O’Donel Eastern $200

Enterprise Olympics Best Showcase Display 2011

Student Project School District Prize
Bethany Decker & Sarah Hand Cupcake Couture Holy Spirit High School Eastern $100

Enterprise Olympics Best Commercial 2011

Student Project School District Prize
Branden Sipes Changing Directions Bishops College Eastern $150
Cecil Johnson Changing Directions Holy Spirit High School Eastern $150





 
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