Louth Enterprise Awards

6 mini-companies from DGS participated in the Co Louth Student Enterprise Finals held on 1st March 2016 in the Carrickdale Hotel Dundalk.

4 DGS teams competed in the Junior category:

  • Boring Postcards,
  • Wood U Like,
  • Rip-Cord and
  • A Handful of Hampers .

Continuing in the strong tradition for DGS mini-companies, George Green, director of Boring Postcards, was awarded first place, and will now goes forward to represent Co Louth in the National Finals in Dublin at the end of April.

Making it a proud day for the school, second place was awarded to Wood U like. All 4 DGS mini-companies did themselves and the school proud on the day.

Well done to George, and his Business Studies teacher, Ms Doherty, to all the First Year Business Studies teachers, and First Year mini-company co-ordinator, Ms Babington.

TY mini-companies, Gifts Galore and Rexon, competed in the Senior category, and did themselves proud.

The next big event coming up is the Annual Dundalk Cross-Border Enterprise Trade Fair in the Marshes SC Dundalk on April 14th.

This event is organised annually by DGS. The TY Events Management Team, in conjunction with TY Enterprise Teachers, are working hard in preparation for this day.

A good participation by schools in Co Louth, and Northern Ireland, is expected, with the support of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce, and the Marshes SC.

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