Supermarket boss visists north Lancs school

The Westmorland Gazette: Over Kellet pupils Mia Powell, Laura Fawcett, Harry Yates, Eddie Rae and Alex Armer with Edwin Booth Over Kellet pupils Mia Powell, Laura Fawcett, Harry Yates, Eddie Rae and Alex Armer with Edwin Booth

A SUPERMARKET chain boss has passed on his experience to inqusitive north Lancashire pupils.

Edwin Booth, executive chairman of Booths, visited Wilson’s Endowed School, at Over Kellet, to talk with a class of nine to to 11-year-olds about what it means to be a ‘modern grocer’.

Pupils quizzed him about being a boss and to find out more about how a supermarket works – and, as a follow-up, have been invited to a behind-the-scenes look at the supermarket’s newest store in Milnthorpe.

Head teacher Jo Williams said: “He was most generous with his time and gave our pupils a wonderful insight into what it is like to be a modern grocer. He also encouraged children to aim high and work hard.”

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