Success for Our Lady’s at the Student Enterprise County Finals
Our Lady's Secondary School had a remarkable victory at the recent Student Enterprise County Finals. The school's TY Mini-Company and 1st and 2nd Year Business Studies students showcased their innovative business ideas and amazed the judges with their entrepreneurial skills. The competition offers students an opportunity to showcase their creativity, develop their business acumen, and hone their presentation and communication skills. These are all valuable skills that will benefit the students in their future academic and professional pursuits. The students participated in a series of interviews with the judges, confidently presenting their business plans and ideas. The judges were impressed with the quality of the proposals and the level of professionalism exhibited by the students.
Our Lady's were successful in many different areas, a testament to the hard work and dedication of the students and their teacher Ms. Brady. Ashlinn Hughes, Sophie Malone, Saoirse Cunningham, and Hannah Comiskey's Protein Bites won third place in the Senior Category. Susanna Smyth's business idea Virtuo took second place in the intermediate category of My Entrepreneurial Journey Competition. In the junior category of My Entrepreneurial Journey, Bella O’Neill came third with her business idea Bella's Boutique. Kate Duffy's business idea Duffy's Delights won second place and Aoife O'Neill's business called Rubies was awarded first place.
The Principal of Our Lady's, Mr. Eddie Kelly, congratulated all the students in the school who took part in the competition and commented that ‘the success of the students is a testament to their hard work and to the dedication of their teacher Ms. Brady. The Student Enterprise County Finals is an important platform for students to showcase their creative talents and abilities and also provides an opportunity for students to learn and grow, both as individuals and as a community. Our students showed remarkable creativity and confidence in the preparation and presentation of their business ideas and their teacher Ms. Brady deserves great credit for the time and energy invested in this competition that gives students the opportunity to develop their skills and talents outside the classroom.’