Young Entrepreneur Programme Winners 2010
TV3Õs Colette Fitzpatrick and entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly with 2010 Young Entrepreneur Programme winner, Michael Dillane from CBS, Tralee at an Awards Ceremony in Killarney this evening. Michael beat off over 350 secondary school students for the title with his plan for a school gifts website, schoolgiftsforgrads.com. He receives a trip of a lifetime to Silicon Valley in California. The third level award went to Lisa OÕDonoghue, in front, from University of Limerick for her idea to recycle LCD screens while Presentation Secondary School in Milltown, Co Kerry, was acknowledged as best overall secondary school. The awards are the culmination of the six-month Young Entrepreneur Programme, a joint initiative between IT, Tralee, Shannon Development and entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly.
Picture by Don MacMonagle