BUDDING entrepreneurs from schools showcased their talents at a glittering Oscar style business awards ceremony.
The Enterprise Oscars event held at Heritage High School, on Boughton Lane, Clowne, last Wednesday evening, was the culmination of a challenging programme for pupils from schools across Bolsover.
It was set up by training team No Limits with support from the Bolsover Working Neighbourhood Fund and the Clowne Enterprise Centre to encourage youngsters into business.
Chief executive Paul Davies, of Clowne Enterprise Centre, said: “We’ve a strong commitment to enterprise and we’ve been great supporters of the Enterprise Oscars.”
Youngsters received coaching from No Limits to develop their business ideas and they had to show business plans and market ideas.
The 16 most successful teams, representing eight schools, beat competition from around the Bolsover district to make it to the ceremony.
Olympic medal-winning cyclist Bryan Steel presented Enterprise Oscars to the different category winners.
Glory Days, of Tibshelf school, which sold Olympic souvenirs clinched the Bolsover Overall Winner title, and PSHFD Olympic International Challenge, of Samworth Church Academy, won the overall open category.
Glory Days also won best teamwork, best plan, most effective marketing, most resourceful and most viable titles with Tibshelf’s Harris Allen winning Bolsover’s outstanding contribution award.