PHOTOS: Tralee Students Among Prizewinners At Enterprise Awards

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Winners of the Social Enterprise category Jenny Fox, Amy O’Mahony, and Katie Nagle from Mercy Mounthawk with their JAK Cards project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

COASTERS out of records, homemade face masks and the Swiss army knife of pencil case were just some of the 32 projects on display at Student Enterprise Awards held in IT Tralee on Friday.

The students from schools all over Kerry showed their projects to the judges  in the hope of making it to the national final in May.

There was three categories; junior , intermediate and senior category. As reported yesterday, the winners of the Senior Category was “Circulation Foot Stool” from St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Ballybunion, grandparents.com – childhood memories from grandparents videod by grandchildren by Dylan Mangan from Killorglin Community Schoo was the winner of the Intermediate Category, while Junior level winner was Adele O’Brien from Presentation Secondary School Milltown.

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Tralee students were among the winners too with two projects from Mercy Mounthawk successful. JAK Cards from Jenny Fox, Amy O’Mahony and Katie Nagle won the Social Enterprise category while Donagh McMahon won the Best Innovation category for McCopy Kit, a Swiss Army Knife of pencil cases.

Other winners were Tarbert Comprehensive for Best School, Siobhan Brosnan, Aine Sheehan, Roisin Deniel and Eibhlis Brosnan of Presentation Castleisland for Best Stand, Duais Gaeilge went to the Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne team of  Ciara Ní Bhric, Sadhbh Ní Bhrosnacháin, Doireann Ní Choileáin  and Niamh De Bhrún.

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Junior Category runners-up Maggie O’Callaghan, Leah Pidgeon and Hilary O’Connor from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Aoife Walsh, Aoife Kerins, Leah Cahill and Jane Lawlor from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Sarah Crowley, Abby Cronin, Sarah Randles and Fiona Casey from St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Lauren Burke, Andrea O’Donoghue, Ciara Moynihan, Chloe Duggan, Leah O’Brien and Alisha Geaney from St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney, with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Sara Alvare, Sarah O’Connor, and Mina Oelsner St Joseph’s Secondary School, Ballybunion, with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Sadhbh Ní Bhrosnacháin, Ciara Ní Bhric, Doireann Ní Choileáin and Niamh Brown from Pobalscoil Corca Dhuibhne with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Dara Smith and Niall O’Brien from the Presentation Secondary School, Miltown with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Conor Hickey, Claire Beazley, and Emma Hogan from Tarbert Comprehensive with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Lucy Murphy, Michelle Doody, Sadhbh Kilgallon and Zara Riaz from the Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Rory Clifford, Dara O’Connor and Eoin O’Sullivan from Intermediate School Killorglin with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Liam Curran, Eoin O’Hagan, Rowan Moriarty, and Cary O’Connor from Intermediate School Killorglin with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Sarah O’Sullivan, Maeve Daly, Niamh McCrohan, Chloe Sheehan and Aoife Murphy from Coláiste na Sceilge with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Sean Langford, Alex O’Connor, Louise O’Dowd, and Laura Benson from Presentation Secondary School, Miltown, with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Roisín Deniel, Siobhan Brosnan, Aine Sheehan and Eilís Brosnan from the Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Eoin Griffin, Jason Denham, William Joy, Linus Óg Burke, Casper from the Presentation Secondary School Miltown with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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John O’Rourke, Cian O’Sullivan, Fionn , Paudie Horgan and Eoin Talbot from Presentation Secondary School Miltown with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Jack Patterson, Sarah Lawler, Erica Diggins, and Andrea Stack from Causeway Comprehensive with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Miriam Fleming and Leah McMonagle from St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Alana McCarthy, Emma Finn, and Michaela Ashe from St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

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Cian Lenihan, Alana Lynch and Natasha Myers from Killorglin Beauty College with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

Laura Fleming and Maeve Young from Castleisland Community College with their project at the Student Enterprise Awards on Friday. Photo by Lisa O’Mahony.

One Comment

  1. Love to see a follow-up of these. Some look like enterprises straight away. Good luck.

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