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The Countdown is on for Kerry’s Next Young Entrepreneurs.... Up and coming entrepreneur Mathew Doncel from Miltown Secondary School pictured after pitching his business plan called 'Cushy Tushy', a comfy and healthy baby seat for the car to a panel of leading business figures in Kerry on Friday at the final hurdle of the annual Young Entrepreneur Programme and Awards.
Next week will see 18 finalists selected to compete for the title of Young Entrepreneur of the Year at an Awards Ceremony on 22nd April. This year there will be three category winners: Second Level, Third Level and Best School. Developed by the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Shannon Development and entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly, the Young Entrepreneur Programme is now in its third year and has become a standard on the curriculum of secondary schools and for third level students in the region.
Picture by Don MacMonagle