‘SnackBack’ wins Dover Young Enterprise
Astor College from Dover has triumphed at the Dover District final of the 2012/13 Young Enterprise Company Programme with its company ‘SnackBack’, and will now go on to represent the Dover District Area at the Kent final on 1st May 2013 at The University of Greenwich, Chatham.
Tim Waggott, Chief Operating Officer at the Port of Dover, which is now entering its seventh year as the major sponsor of Young Enterprise in the district, was guest speaker and also presented the trophies, certificates and a cheque to the winning company for £250.
Mr Waggott said: “My warm congratulations to SnackBack and to everyone who participated this year. The standard was extremely high and I was extremely impressed, as I am every year, by the dedication of the students, the teachers and of course the business representatives, including those from the Port, who engage in this worthwhile process with such enthusiasm and verve.”
Representing one of the six competing Dover district school companies, SnackBack won the Dover Area Final with its innovative plastic lunch box that can be taken apart and flat packed. The company also won the award for best company report.