On February 28th 2014 Westmeath held there County final when over 227 secondary school students competed to win one of the Westmeath Student Enterprise Awards. The winners chosen on the day will represent County Westmeath in the National Finals of the Student Enterprise Awards to be held in Croke Park on the 2nd April 2014 with a winner’s trip to a European City.
Thirty five projects were short-listed for these annual awards that encourage second level students to develop a viable business idea.
The winners in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior categories were announced as follows:
|Piano Prep (An Android App)||Athlone Community College||Aisling Loftus, Therese Lennon, Natasha Keane, Maeve Coyle and Rebecca Whyte|
|Erin’s Isle Slate Art Company||St. Josephs Summerhill, Athlone||Erin Kennedy|
|Pietry Pottery||Colaiste Mhuire Mullingar||Mikolas Pietrykwoski|
The overall winner in each category of Senior, Intermediate and Junior will now represent Westmeath in the National Student Enterprise Awards in Croke Park on the 2nd April where the overall winner will be presented with €1,500 euro cash prize for your school, an all-expenses paid trip to Europe for you and your classmates worth over 10,000 euro and All4One vouchers.
Pictured above are some of our winners on the day and also some of the other competitors.