Popcorn chicken, soya bean pudding win business competitions

James Kon

Students of Chung Hua Middle School of Kuala Belait emerged champions of the 7th Bigstart competition with popcorn chicken and various sauces under company name Clucky’s.

Rimba III Primary School claimed first place in the 2nd Celik Biz competition with their idea of soya bean pudding and drinks under company name D’4 Junior Kitchen.

For the BigStart competition second place went to Agrofood Empire from Masin Secondary School and third place went to Eashab Brunei of Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School.

The Udang Galah: the Delicioys Pao from Ma’had Islam Brunei and CawanKaw from St George’s School received consolation prizes.Meanwhile, the 2nd Celik Biz competition attracted the participation of 16 teams and only five qualified to enter the final. The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Agriculture: Local Product Innovation’.

Second place went to Pau Kid from Ma’had Islam Brunei and third place went to SJS Young Tycoons from St John’s School. Selera Kitani of Cemerlang Abejess School and SRRMBT Food from Rataie Primary School received consolation prizes.

ABOVE & BELOW: Students of Chung Hua Middle School of Kuala Belait, champion of the 7th BigStart competition, and Rimba III Primary School, first place winners of the 2nd Celik Biz competition. PHOTOS: JAMES KON

The prize presentation ceremony for the competitions were held at the Lecture Hall of Sports School. Head of Private Education Section at the Ministry of Education Marina Chek binti Bujang as personal representative of Acting-Director General of Education Hajah Anis Faudzulani binti Haji Dzulkiflee, the guest of honour, presented the prizes to the winners.

The competitions were organised by Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) with cooperation from the Co-Curriculum Education Department of the Ministry of Education through Akli Unit and supported by the Institution of Brunei Technical Education.

The competition aimed to introduce the young generation to entrepreneurship and shape an innovative community to bring positive impact to the country’s economy.

Fourteen teams participated in the 7th BigStart competition and five teams qualified into the final. The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Local Agriculture: Maximising Potential through Innovation’.