e-spirit

 

Both Teams before the Tradeshow Left to Right, Jody Johnston, Richelle Ritchie, April Thompson, Sammi Jo Thomspon, Brendan Henry, Josh Ritchie


E'nwebigamig President and Managers Left to Right, April Thompson, Richelle Ritchie, Sammi Jo Thompson, Jody Johnston

 

Adrian Kahgee and Kim Harbinson SDSS teachers and Phillip Ritchie an accompanying parent have returned from Regina with their students. They were participating in  Aboriginal Youth Business Plan Competition

The competition was hosted by First Nations University of Canada,
University of Regina Campus, Regina, Saskatchewan

The Business Development Bank of Canada has sponsored an Internet-based national Aboriginal Youth Business Plan Competition with online modules, mentoring and business plan template for Aboriginal youth in Grades 10-12.
 

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Girl's Tradeshow Booth, April Thompson

Close up of E'nwebigamig's Tradeshow Booth

E-Spirit is about making a "human capital investment" that will provide the participant with valuable skills needed for today's marketplace. Assisting students today, while still in high school, gives them time and the information they require to make informed choices about their education and career paths.

This program is designed to increase Aboriginal youth participants' awareness of entrepreneurial/business opportunities, management/business skills, and e-commerce and technological capacities.

Cash prizes, computers, cool Web sites and resources, a chance to meet other students online and in person, recognition and awards are just some of the features of this initiative.


Boy's Tradeshow Booth L to R Josh Ritchie and Brendan Henry