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Moate Community School team qualifies for Young Social Innovators national final

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A team of students from Moate Community School (MCS) have reached the national finals of the Young Social Innovator (YSI) Awards 2016. MCS is the only representative from Westmeath to reach the final.

Moate nominated for Innovator awards

Moate Community School has had two projects shortlisted for this year’s Young Social Innovator of the Year awards. They are part of 61 projects which were shortlisted from over 400 entries. The overall winner will be announced at the annual awards and showcase in Dublin on May 6.

St Mary’s Ballina shortlisted for All Ireland title

Students from St Mary’s Secondary School in Ballina have been shortlisted for the Young Social Innovators of the Year award.

Westmeath youth put spotlight on social issues

Students from Colaiste Mhuire, Mullingar; Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan; Moate Community School; Our Lady’s Bower, Athlone; St Joseph’s College, Athlone; and St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rochfortbridge gathered at the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone last week to ‘speak out’ on the social issues that concern them. 

Westmeath youth put spotlight on social issues

Students from Colaiste Mhuire, Mullingar; Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan; Moate Community School; Our Lady’s Bower, Athlone; St Joseph’s College, Athlone; and St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rochfortbridge gathered at the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone last week to ‘speak out’ on the social issues that concern them. 

Local teenagers a ‘powerful force for good,’ says social innovator

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Galway teenagers have been described as a “powerful force for good” who are keen to create a “fair, just and inclusive” society.

Ballina school vies for national social innovators title

St Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, has been shortlisted for the ninth Young Social Innovators’ Showcase and Awards, which take place in Croke Park on May 5 next. Its project, “Fusion V” looks at ways of increasing youth involvement in the community.

Westmeath schools chosen for national exhibition

Students from four Westmeath schools are heading to the RDS, Dublin on May 6 for the Young Social Innovators Showcase 2009.

Time for Westmeath youth to change the world with Young Social Innovators 2010

Westmeath teenagers are being called upon to help create a fairer and more just society by signing up to become Young Social Innovators. “Don’t stand by and inherit the society this generation has created. Become actively involved in the issues facing your community and influence the shape of the society that you will ultimately lead.” This was the challenge to Westmeath’s young people from Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, chairperson, Young Social Innovators, Ireland’s largest citizenship programme for 15 to 18 year olds, when she announced details of the 2010 programme. The closing date for entries to the programme is Friday September 18 and an estimated 8,000 young people from over 400 schools and educational centres across the country are expected to participate.

 

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