Bright Business Brains Buzz at Hazelwood College Market
Thursday the 9th of February the Transition Years of Hazelwood College, with the help of their Business Studies teacher Ms.Griffin, held a Transition Year Enterprise Market Day in the school from 11am to 1pm. The Market Day was open to the whole school as well as anyone from the area who wanted to witness the fabulous innovations the students had to offer on the day. There were seven teams in total taking part in the Enterprise Market showcasing their wonderful creations which they had been working on since the beginning of the school year with their teacher. The companies taking part were Luaschartaí Éasca, GAA your way, Cable Catchers, Grip it, Think Tidy, Handy Hurleys and Bathtub Bliss. The inventions were endless, ranging from bath bombs, phone gadgets, football gloves, Irish flashcards, minature hurleys to cable organisers. Each was original in its own way. These stands were accompanied by a stand from the Brothers of Charity who had homemade Valantine’s Day gifts for sale. The Hazelwood College AIB School Bank, The BumbleBee, who were there offering help and assistance with any questions their customers had. There was a stand from the Green Schools Committee on Bio-Diversity. The Home Economics Department also had a stand full of homemade buns for sale on the day. Each of the competing teams were assessed by the four judges, Patrick Laide from AIB Newcastlewest, Garry Lowe from the Local Enterprise Office, Ann Buckley from Dromcollogher Credit Union as well as a business teacher from the school, Mr. O’Grady. The winners on the day were, Luaschartaí Éasca who won the Overall Winner prize sponsored by Dromcollgher Credit Union, GAA Your Way who won the Runner up prize sponsored by AIB Newcastlewest, Cable Catchers who won Best Business plan also sponsored by AIB Newcastlewest. Grip it, won the Most Innovative prize which was sponsored by Weener Plastic Dromcollogher. They also sponsored best stand which was won by The Brothers Of Charity Stand. The School Food Company also sponsored lunch vouchers for the school canteen. As well as that there was also a raffle for the customers on the day with a variety of prizes.
Ciara O’Callaghan, Edel O’Flynn, Katie Ryan, Ciara O’Flynn and Molly Kirwan are pictured with their company at Hazelwood College Market Day
Hazelwood College students Mairíde Bennis (far left) and Clodagh Walsh (second from left) presented with their award by their teachers Ms Margaret Griffin (centre) and Mr Noel O’Grady (right) as well as Anne Buckley from Dromcollogher Credit Union.
Hazelwood College’s Ms Noreen Daly (back row, far left) pictured with first years who prepared food for Hazelwood College’s Market Day.
Pictured from left to right Anne Buckley Dromcollogher Credit Union, Hazelwood College Business Studies teacher Mr Noel O’Grady, Michael Brennan, Martin Daly, Millie Mulcahy and Ben Murphy with their Bathtub Bliss products along with Patrick Laide from AIB Newcastlewest and Garry Lowe from the Local Enterprise Office at Hazelwood College’s recent Market Day.
Hazelwood College students from left to right Neasa Fahy, Ava Mullane, Eliza Reidy and Mary Kate Fehin of Luaschartaí Éasca are pictured being presented their award by Anne Buckley of Dromcollogher Credit Union for their participation in the Hazelwood College Market Day.
Pictured from left Hazelwood College Business Studies teacher Mr Noel O’Grady, Anne Buckley of Dromcollogher Credit Union, Muiris O’Keeffe, Barry Murphy, Alan O’Leary and Jake O’Sullivan of Handy Hurleys along with Garry Lowe of the Local Enterprise Office and Patrick Laide of AIB Newcastle West
Blaithin Matthews, Amy Ryan and Megan Nolan of Think Tidy are pictured at the recent Hazelwood College Market Day.
Pictured from left Anne Buckley of Dromcollogher Credit Union, Garry Lowe of the Local Enterprise Office, Eoin Enright and Ronan Cahill of GAA Your Way as well as Mr Noel O’Grady Hazelwood College Business Studies teacher and Patrick Laide of AIB Newcastle West at the recent Hazelwood College Market Day.