Co. Tipp Student Reps Announced For Enterprise Programme National Final

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The Local Enterprise Office Tipperary has announced that winning teenage entrepreneurs from Thurles, Clonmel and Cahir will represent Tipperary at this year’s Student Enterprise Programme National Final.

The winning local students will now compete against approximately 80 student enterprises from all over the country for a place in the Top 15 shortlisted teams to make it to a live event on Wednesday 18th May at The Helix in Dublin.

In the Junior Category, the students representing Tipperary are:  Sebastin Stockil, James Bateman and  Jack McGonigle from Colaiste Dun Iascaigh, Cahir. 

In the Intermediate Category, Peadar Bradshaw from CBS High School Clonmel is the representative while  in the Senior Category Jack Ryan, Ethan Whitehead and  Louis Ryan from CBS Thurles will represent the county.   

In the My Entrepreneurial Journey category – open to junior and intermediate students, Aisling O’Keeffe Maher  of  St Marys Secondary School, Nenagh is the Tipperary winner, The Most Creative Business Idea  winner is Sarah McCoy of  Scoil Mhuire,  Carrick on Suir and  Melt a Message of  Ursuline, Thurles were the overall winners of the Social Media award.  

The   Student   Enterprise   Programme   is   coordinated   by   the   Local   Enterprise   Offices   and   involves approximately  24,000   students   from   500   secondary   schools   every   year.