Limerick Enterprise Awards

Limerick Student Enterprise Final. Pic 1: Buttons Galore who won Best Stand. Pic 2: Buttons Galore, Limerick Through the Months and C & T Pet Tags who represented Hazelwood College at the Limerick Student Enterprise Finals Pic 3: Holly Beasley, Órnagh Kiely, Molly Jones and Lauren Moran of Buttons Galore winners of Best Stand

Limerick Student Enterprise Awards

What a day at the Limerick Student Enterprise Awards yesterday where Quaid Candles, Cene Letter Art, JBM Sports and The Cruelty Free Chocolate Company did a fantastic job. Congrats to Chloe, Evelyne, Nikita and Ellen on being awarded the Best Marketing Award. However, the icing on the cake was when first year student Evan Quaid was announced as the winner of the Junior Category. A fantastic achievement! Evan now heads to Dublin to represent Limerick in the National Finals in May. Watch this space!

Marketplace Results

On Friday last the Business and Enterprise department in Hazelwood held their Marketplace allowing Transition Years and other interested students from first and second year to put on an Entrepreneurs hat for the day and to turn their innovative ideas into reality. Judged by local business people and entrepreneurs, attached are some photos of the prizewinners on the day

Picture 1: Overall winners “Ceneletterart” Nikita Doonet, Chloe Farrell, Ellen Reidy and Evelyne Mancassola. Also pictured are judges L-R Anne O Dea-Buckley, Dromcollogher Credit Union, Maura Meaney of Meaneys Centra, Catherine Hayes of the AIB, NCW, Clint Sexton of Weener Plastics and Noel O Grady of Hazelwood College

Picture 2: Runners Up “Cruelty Free Chocolate” Sinead Wright, Sarah Enright and Emma Healy pictured with Catherine Hayes,AIB, Ciara Broderick, Hazelwood College, Anne O Dea-Buckley, Dromcollogher Credit Union and Margaret Griffen, Hazelwood College

Picture 3: “Best Junior” Evan Quaid of Quaid Candles

Picture 4: Highly Commended “Munchy Magic” L-R Aisling Brennan, Aine O Sullivan, Aoife Sheahan and Shauna Cnningham

Picture 5 Highly Commended ” The Bobblemen” Jack Pierce, Eoin Finn, James Molyneaux and Brian Ahern

Picture 6 Most Innovative ” Mobile Legs” Daniel Cunningham, Conor Falvey and Sean O Ceallaigh

Picture 6 Highly Commended “Pak Smart” Roisin Normoyle and Ciara Mc Carthy

JBM Sorts ” Best Stand” Billy Ryan, Jamie O Connor, and Michael Quinn

Best Business Plan: “Life Savers” Kieran O Flynn, Jack Walmseley and Darragh Ryan

Top Business Results

Hazelwood College Business Studies students pictured being presented with certificates of recognition for attaining an A grade in Business Studies in their Junior Certificate in 2016. Pictured at the ceremony held in University of Limerick were (back, left to right) Hazelwood College Deputy Principal Elizabeth Dolan, Caroline Ahern, Hazelwood College Business Studies teacher, Ms Margaret Griffin, Ronan Cahill and Hazelwood College Business Studies teacher Mr Noel O’Grady. Front row (left to right): Chriss Boyce, Dr. Philip O’Regan, Executive Dean, Kemmy Business School, UL and Eliza Reidy.

Bright Business Brains Buzz

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.