Apprentice star fires up students

The Apprentice contestant Adam Corbally with Todmorden High School students
The Apprentice contestant Adam Corbally with Todmorden High School students

A former candidate on hit BBC TV show “The Apprentice” was firing up students to achieve their goals during a visit to Todmorden High School.

Adam Corbally, who was a contestant on the programme in 2012 and has since become a motivational speaker, shared the story of how he overcome failure in his younger years to become an entrepreneur. Adam spent the morning with GCSE and A-level business studies students, giving a thought-provoking speech about how they could start to think about their future and overcome barriers to make their dreams a reality. He also met with the senior students, held a question and answer session, presented the newly appointed year 11 prefects with their badges and handed out awards at the key stage three and four celebration evening at Todmorden Town Hall.

Reflecting on the day, he said he was humbled to be the guest of honour. “I was delighted to see that in all my presentations all the students were engaged and interested,” he said. “I will take away very fond memories from Todmorden High School.

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