Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Whitley Tycoons Triumph At The Palace

Two talented young entrepreneurs from Whitley Bay High School have won the national enterprise competition Tycoon In SchoolsFriends George Peterson and Finley Stewart were confirmed joint winners at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace yesterday, attended by nine groups of finalists and the competition founder, Peter Jones CBE. The pair impressed with their company, Mount, which specialises in handmade cruiser skateboards that double up as wall art. Fellow Whitley Bay student Kara Riall, who set up CakeKara, was also at the event, finishing runner up in the Key Stage 4 category.