Young Entrepreneurs Excel at County Final

The county final of the Kerry Student Enterprise Awards was held in IT Tralee at the weekend.

St. Joseph’s Presentation, Castleisland had three enterprises that qualified for the final.

Two first year projects entered the Junior Category: Rocking Records and Floral Floats.

Clocks and Coasters

Rocking Records made clocks and coasters out of old vinyl records and Floral Floats made a decorative centre-piece that combined a candle and a vase.

One third year group entered the Intermediate Category, The Louver. The Louver is a foot operated flushing lever that replaces your existing toilet handle and eliminates the need to flush your toilet by hand, reducing the spread of bacteria.

Scooped Three Awards

“On the day the girls scooped three awards across the two categories. The Louver won best stand overall and were runners up in the Intermediate Category,” said teacher Pierce Dargan.

Rocking Records were also runners up in the Junior Category.

“Presentation Castleisland won more awards on the day than any other school and were the only school to win prizes in two out of the three categories.

“The girls had been working on their enterprises since September and their hard work at the weekly lunchtime enterprise club and in their own time has really paid off,” said Mr. Dargan.Contact-banner

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