Students bring Christmas cheer to shoppers

Young Enterprise students Sarah Crossey, Katie Pierce, Cait Kirkpatrick, Lewis Dobbins, Oonagh Jordan, Ellen Reid, Andrew King and Alice Coulter from Dalriada School show off their products at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at the Tower Centre Ballymena on Wednesday 3rd December 2014. INBM50-14S
Young Enterprise students Sarah Crossey, Katie Pierce, Cait Kirkpatrick, Lewis Dobbins, Oonagh Jordan, Ellen Reid, Andrew King and Alice Coulter from Dalriada School show off their products at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at the Tower Centre Ballymena on Wednesday 3rd December 2014. INBM50-14S

Young Enterprise students from Dalriada School delighted Christmas shoppers this week at the Tower Centre in Ballymena.

The students have been developing business ideas since the start of the school year with under the mentorship of the charity’s volunteer business advisers. The Young Enterprise Trade Fair, hosted at the Tower Centre on Wednesday 3rd December marks the start of the Christmas trading season for many Young Enterprise companies as they bring their businesses to market for the first time.

Young Enterprise Chief Executive Carol Fitzsimons commented: “Young Enterprise is all about learning by doing. By trading with the public at the Tower Centre students experience business first hand and develop the skills and confidence to be successful in life and work.”

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Young Enterprise NI is part funded by the Department of Education.