KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, April 18, IWN – Two Vincentians received prizes in the West Island Division of the Quebec Entrepreneurship Competition in Canada on April 11.
The Prep Area, a tutorial business founded by Sean Sutherland, was awarded first place in the Service to Individuals category of the competition.
The Prep Area, which is based in Montreal, provides test prep service to students and professionals preparing for standardized tests, such as the SSAT, SAT, ACT, and GMAT.
Sutherland would advance to the regional stage of the competition to compete against other businesses in his category.
Also receiving prizes was Fitahh, a business belonging to Veneza Edwards.
Edwards was awarded a “Coup de coeur” prize in the Exploration, Transformation, and Production category.
Her business primarily manufactures stretch hats, which have widespread application for people with dreadlocks, sportsmen and women who wear helmets, and cancer patients.