MISS STENSON SCORES TWO IN A ROW FOR BALLYBUNION SECONDARY SCHOOL
Three Transition year students from St.Joseph's Secondary School,
Ballybunion, under the guidance of Miss Stenson, were the senior category
winners in the County Final of the Kerry County Council Annual Student
Enterprise Awards was held on Friday last March 31st in the Institute of
The boys from St. Joseph’s Secondary School won for their “Circulation Foot
Stool’ entry where they constructed a circulation foot stool support.
Students involved included Philip Byrne, Jamie Hannon and Fionnan Toomey.
Another Transition year group also show cased their enterprising idea but
were not among the prizewinners, though performing very well.
The competition saw 32 mini-businesses being set up by over 120 second
level school students involved in the competition.
The competition promotes business idea development, structure, sourcing of
finance, marketing/sales and the presentation of a formal business plan.
Prizes were awarded at Junior, Intermediate and Senior level. The winners
of the County Student Enterprise Awards in all categories go forward to the
National Finals to be held in Croke Park on 3rd May 2017. The Student
Enterprise Awards bring a taste of real life business to the classroom. The
school want to wish the boys and Miss Stenson the very best of luck for the
final. Miss Stenson also lead a group to the final last year. She will have
these two groups plus other projects on display this coming Thursday in a
competition in Limerick. Wishing them all the very best .