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Celebration of Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship Week in Hull culminated on Friday 16 November 2012 with a celebration evening in which Hull's enterprising people were acknowledged.

The winners were announced during Global Entrepreneurship Week's Awards and Celebration evening on Friday 16th of November at the University of Hull's Staff House.

Hull's most enterprising secondary school went to Chamber Member, Malet Lambert with Andrew Marvell as runner up. 

Stephen Logan of Malet Lambert was recognised as Hull's most enterprising teacher, with Chris Dawson of Gillshill Primary as runner up.

Chamber Patron, St Stephen's was recognised as being Hull's business that has done the most to promote enterprise education in Hull, with Arco, who are also Patrons of the Chamber, as runner up. Another Chamber Patron, KC, went on to win the Hull based  company that has done the most to promote an enterprising culture in the city. Arco were again runners up.

Force-7's Phil Batty was recognised as being Hull’s Young entrepreneur of the Year 2012.    

Also at the Award evening, held at Staff House at the University of Hull, Nick Hildyard Joint Managing Director of Arco was recognised for his on going support to Hull’s enterprising young people when he received the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Award and the Lee Creamer Youth Enterprise Award went to Graham Henderson.

Ruth Badger, BBC Apprentice star and international businesswoman said:

"It is always a pleasure and a privilege to support Hull in the way it supports its enterprising young people. The work that partners are doing in your city is absolutely brilliant. I am pleased to see such a range of individuals, schools and businesses recognised for supporting your enterprising young people, Hull is a beacon of enterprise and I am proud to be the patron of your Youth Enterprise partnership.” 

Stephen Logan, Malet Lambert School Hull's Most Enterprising Teacher 2012 said:

"It was a great honour for the second year running to be announced as the recipient of the title of Hull's Most Enterprising Teacher and I am pleased that this year there are so many nominations in each section clearly showing Hull has real commitment through the Youth Enterprise Partnership and the business community to develop the enterprising skills of young people."With the right support and encouragement our young people are truly enterprising and whilst not all will go on to be entrepreneurs of the future, they certainly will be more enterprising in their outlook and in the workplace, I was also pleased that Malet Lambert School were announced as most enterprising secondary school."  

Phil Batty MD Force-7 Hull’s Young entrepreneur of Year 2012 said:  

“I am pleased to follow in the footsteps of Amanda, Dave and Bronwyn as Hull’s Young Entrepreneur of Year and I am looking forward to acting as an ambassador for the Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership, in particular in promoting the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank and the new start up loans programme for young people.”

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