5 June 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Students from Ballybay Community College and the Patrician High School in Carrickmacross have received national recognition for their entrepreneurial abilities. They were winners at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park last week. Ballybay Community College students Ferne Duffy, Tess Mc- Fadden and Mary-Kate Black, working under the guidance of teacher Eimear Harvey, won in the Junior category for Sofatop, which its conceivers describe as “a flexible and stylish tray, enabling you to curl up on the sofa and enjoy your cup of tea, safe in the knowledge that you can set it down within safe and easy reach.”

Fiachra Murray, working under the guidance of his Patrician High School teacher Leona McKenna won in the “My Entrepreneurial Journey” Junior category for his project “Vet It”. Fiachra imagined himself as having set up a fictitious business and been on an entrepreneurial passage. He highlighted what he learned about his journey along the way. The successful…

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