St Paul’s High School Bessbrook’s young entrepreneurs are the business

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Monday, February 16th, 2015
Business, Community
Education charity Young Enterprise showcased its work with local young people recently at its annual Trade Fair event at Rushmere Shopping Centre with students from St Paul’s High, Bessbrook making a big impression at the event.

A Star Supplies from St Paul’s High School, brought their business to the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Rushmere Shopping Centre. Pictured are Oisin Groom, Caoimhe Fergus, Amber O’Connor, Shane Conlon, Ryan Diamond, Lee Courtney,, Lauren Warde and Niall Canning

As part of the Young Enterprise Company Programme the students have started a business named A Star Supplies. They are trading a range of stationery supplies and targeting the seasonal market by stocking St Valentine’s Day gifts and cards. Rushmere Shopping Centre Manager, Martin Walsh, said, “We’re thrilled to be part of what this important initiative which is designed to support our young entrepreneurs in gaining valuable, real-life experience and understanding of how business works in a highly-competitive retail environment. “Northern Ireland is brimming with young, entrepreneurial talent and it’s vital that we provide them with an outlet to showcase what they have to offer and to assist them in building up their knowledge and know-how to succeed. “Rushmere Shopping Centre was proud to be asked to provide that platform and to support the efforts last week from all participants,” Martin added. Visit to see how you can get involved with Young Enterprise, empowering young people with the skills and confidence to succeed in life and work.
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