YESAstrid Austin

Business Profiles
School student lands key governance role on YES – Sam Wixon
A “transformational experience” has not only propelled former Havelock North High School student Sam Wixon into the business world but landed him a key governance role. Having competed in The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) for the past two years, the 18-year-old has been elected as the youth trustee for 2021–2022 on the Board of Young Enterprise Trust, which...
Latest News
Hawke’s Bay Breeding Brilliant Youth in Business
A team from Woodford House has won this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme for their product – an environmentally friendly fruit label. Sarah Wixon, Rylie Bensemann, Zoe Rookes and Maggie Peacock featured in the previous issue of The Profit and took out the top award for their water soluable sticker that aims to reduce waste and encourage consumers to wash their...
Pro Features
How YES crosses the business boundaries
Today’s high school students face a world where technological change makes it much harder to plot out a career path. That’s one reason Woodford House has embraced the Young Enterprise Scheme. Woodford House is one of 15 schools across Hawke’s Bay participating in the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) this year and has five teams competing in the challenge. Woodford’s head...