Over 120 business studies students from St. Anne’s took part in the Clare County Finals of the Student Enterprise Awards with great success today. Students from 1st, 2nd and Transition Year have been working hard on their mini companies since September. The students had a wide variety of interesting companies selling many different products.
With 120 companies in total exhibiting at the event the students faced tough competition from other schools in Clare. In the Senior Category David Casey and Daniel Kelly (TY) had great success with their enterprise Fatal Fudge coming in 2nd. Their company produced some beautifully homemade fudge in a variety of flavours including oreo carnage and skittle fudge. Ben Kiely and Keith McNamara (Both TY) won the Best Innovation Award in the Senior Category for his product Mitóig Sabháilte/Safe Gloves. Eabha Hughes and Sinéad Kennedy (Both TY) won Best Display in the Senior Category for their company Hot Stoco. The girls showed off their impressive marketing skills attracting the attention of the judges at the finals. In the Intermediate Category there was success for Katie Pearl (2nd Year) winning 2nd prize for her company Gifts and Things.
Thank you to the teachers Ms. K Egan, Ms. M Ryan and Ms. S McNamara for preparing the students so well and encouraging them all the way through. A special mention to Ms. Egan who received a special teacher award. Thank you also to Mr. O’Brien for all the pictures.