Students at Bellanoor International Community School, Nigeria, designing their school business’ logo
Students at Krishna Public School, India, designing their school business’ logo
The School Enterprise Challenge team would like to congratulate and thank everyone who participated in this year’s Logo Design Mini-competition! The quality of submissions and enthusiasm shown by students has been astounding and everyone involved should be really proud of their efforts. We received over 150 incredibly varied and fantastic submissions – more than ever before! Picking the winners was not an easy task for our judges but in the end the 12 winners reflect the range of businesses, countries and students that participate in the School Enterprise Challenge.
We hope that participating in the Logo Design Mini-competition has demonstrated the importance and benefit of a logo to any business, no matter sector or location. A logo is an easily recognisable and memorable image that embodies the values and identity of your enterprise. By participating in this mini-competition you will have gained experience in design as well as marketing, and through the public vote seen the value of social media.
Before we announce the winners we would like to give a special mention to these schools who came up with innovative and exciting ways of participating in the mini-competition. Congratulations to Sls Dav Public School and Kiit World School, both in India, who ran their own internal Logo Design Mini-Competitions. You can view their respective submissions by clicking HERE and HERE. Running their own mini-competition was a great way to ensure that all students got to participate! The Gateway School of Mumbai created this fantastic presentation explaining each step they took to design their logo, complete with great photos and a poll! Finally, a huge congratulations to this business team member at the Kamla Nehru Public School for her articulate and thoughtful video explanation of their logo.
Without further ado, the winners of the Logo Design Mini-Competition 2017 are as follows:
The overall winner of the Logo Mini-competition 2017 is from Meridian School in India. This logo oozes class: it is colourful, simple and elegant. The leaf demonstrates the enterprise’s focus on sustainability and the business name is clear. Congratulations!
2nd Place: We love this logo from Corona Secondary School Agbara in Nigeria. It is distinctive, professional and shows exactly what the business does.
3rd Place: This is the submission from The Gurukul, Zirakpur in India. Their business is called ‘Srijan’ and this beautiful hand-drawn logo stylishly shows how the three elements of their enterprise intertwine: music, recycling and horticulture. Together it’s a symphony!
Public’s Favourite: With an phenomenal 1,700 ‘likes’ on Facebook, you voted this intricate and precise hand-drawn logo from Arjun Boarding High School in Nepal as your favourite. Competition was stiff with thousands of people voting and many logos receiving hundreds of comments and shares, but in the end the ‘Farmacy’ logo came out on top. We hope this public vote has been a demonstration of how to harness the power of social media to reach potential customers.
There you have our overall winner, 2nd place, 3rd place and the public’s favourite. Now for the 8 category-specific winners! Below are the winners of the: most stylish, most impactful, outstanding design, most eye-catching, most artistic, most professional, environmental award and education award.
Most Stylish – Colegio El Minuto De Dios Siglo Xxi, Colombia
Most Impactful – Sashakt, Bal Bharati Public School, India
Outstanding Design – Mann School, India
Environmental Award – Choithram School, India
Most Artistic – Horizon Academy, India
Most Eye-Catching – Julio Pineda Coello, Honduras
Most Professional – The Birches Pre-primary, South Africa
Education Award – Nova Pioneer Schools Tatu Girls, Kenya
Again, we would like to say a big congratulations to all students and schools who participated in the Logo Design Mini-Competition. Your energy, enthusiasm and creativity have been inspiring – thank you! Picking winners from such from such a fantastic group of submissions was very hard so please do not be disappointed if you were not selected. All schools who submitted a logo will be sent participation certificates in the coming days to recognise their efforts and achievements.
We hope that this has been a fun exercise and that you have learnt about the value of a good logo and gained some new skills!
The winning logos were selected by our panel of judges and this article was written by our volunteer Brooke. He always likes hearing from schools taking part in the School Enterprise Challenge – you can get in touch with him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org