Shane Burke and Danny McGinley, from Mulroy College are receiving an award at the National Final of NFTE at The Helix, DCU, Dublin this week.
NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) (www.nfte.ie) is an International non-profit organisation with almost 20 years experience of teaching entrepreneurship skills to young people. NFTE students are required to develop a business during the year and present it as part of the Youth Entrepreneurship Awards which took place at LYIT on 26 March 2013.
Shane Burke will be presented with a merit of achievement after impressing the judges at LYIT for his business initiative ‘Rubber Bandits’ which is an anti-bullying wristband. Danny McGinley will be receiving a certificate for completing a business plan.
Ms Fiona Temple, Principal stated “We are very proud of the boy’s achievements and wish them well in the Helix for their Awards. Entrepreneurship is a key area in education and the skills these boys have developed over the project are skills that are needed in so many areas of life. I have no doubt this success will lead to further achievements in years to come for them.”