Winners at the PEXPO Ireland National Awards
PE success for Senior One - Niamh Rice, Ciara Gregory Leah Kirwan and Clara Lynch.
PE EXPO is a national competition for students of Physical Education on an annual basis. One hundred and forty projects entered the competition from all over Ireland. The judging was done by PE Inspectorate and Senior lecturers from the PE courses in UCC UL and DCU. The girl’s project was titled “To investigate the dropout rate of Girls in Physical Activity in Secondary school”. Our project was in the top five and the girls won best project in the category of The Power of Sport.
The are 6 categories were:
- ICT and Sports Photography
- The Power of Sport - Mental, Cultural, Social or Environmental
- Components of Fitness - The Science Behind Sport
- Health Promotion and Games Development
- Sport Psychology.
Success at the Student Enterprise Awards Competition
This year four out of eight mini companies, from Bush Post Primary, were successful in securing a place at the Student Enterprise Awards Competition which was held on Tuesday, March 7th, in the Carrickdale Hotel.
Prior to this event, the Transition Year students had participated in the Dragon’s Den interview in February. The students presented their ideas to the dragons and were asked a series of questions about their product/service. They also wrote up a detailed business plan on their company idea which was presented to the Louth Enterprise Office.
The four successful mini companies were:
- Ultra Clean Caps
- Pebble Pictures
- Scrabble Style
- Choc – ooo - ley.
On Tuesday, two of these companies - Pebble Pictures and Ultra Clean Caps - won awards.This is a great achievement for our school considering the high standard of competition from other schools in Louth. Well done to all who took part and congratulations to the two winning companies!
Pebble Pictures - Ceallagh Rice, Celia Rafferty, Aoibheann Campbell, Emma McGrath, Lucy Burke, Katelyn Quinn. The girls won the 'Best Craft Company' Award in the senior category.
Ultra Clean Caps - Peter Suresh, Barry Dunne, Gary Murphy, Oliver McGuinness, Brendan Woods, Ciaran Murphy. The boys won 'Best Innovative Company' Award in the senior category.