Congratulations to team members Anmoldeep Khakh, Bella Manketlow, Amber Trusler and Nicole Harper who will represent Aquinas College and the Bay of Plenty region at the National Yes finals in Wellington on December 10.
The entrepreneurial girls produced ‘Akau’, a natural moisturiser using natural oils and sustainable packaging targeted at busy mums.
The YES competition has students form companies, meet the five key YES criteria, experience a start-up and run a real business outside the College.
The Awards event saw team Akau scoop the nights five awards:
– Winner Best Product Presentation
– Winner Financial Management
– Runner-Up Teamwork
Plus two major awards:
– BOP Entrepreneur of the Year: Our Congratulations to Bella Manktelow
– Supreme Award as BOP Regional Champions
Exciting news girls and the College community is proud of your achievements.
Team Akau will be pitching to a panel of National Judges and attending a gala dinner on December 10. Well done Team Akau, and all the best for the Finals.