Designer kicks

Pupils Adielah Armino, Gabriel Carelse, Shadlyn Burn, Chad Adams, Candice Adams, Charles Bennett, Muminah Abrahams and Zoe Davids, sporting their self designed sneakers on Thursday July 11.

In February they dubbed their winning lace-up shoe, the Speed Catchers, in the Metro Kickstarz programme, hosted by Metropolitan (“Pupils to receive their designer kicks”, Plainsman February 20). In an attempt to teach Grade 11 pupils at the Beacon Valley school about budgets, investments and saving money – they had to create a company to design and market their sneakers. The winners received their sneakers last week.