A Louth scholar has gained a particular recognition award on the Foróige Youth Entrepreneur Awards.
This 12 months’s Particular Recognition award went to Eoghan McCabe from Scoil Ui Mhuiri, Co Louth.
Eoghan was nominated by his NFTE trainer Martina Farrell for organising his personal tractor run charity occasion “Eoghan’s Residence Run” to lift cash for Williams Syndrome Eire and Ardee Hospice Homecare.
The Awards rejoice younger individuals who participated within the NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Programme in faculties, youth initiatives or different schooling suppliers proper throughout Eire.
The winners have been introduced this week throughout 4 most important classes – greatest innovation, greatest enterprise, greatest social enterprise and a particular recognition award.
NFTE, which stands for the Community for Educating Entrepreneurship, is a innovative, proof based mostly programme that helps younger folks develop a complete vary of enterprise and life abilities
Eoghan labored tirelessly to rearrange conferences within the evenings along with his household and whole group, he created posters to advertise the occasion, he organised and took half in interviews with native newspapers, radio stations and he sourced spot prizes for the raffle.
On the day of Eoghan’s tractor run 1000’s of individuals attended to help him and he raised €30,000.
I select Williams Syndrome Eire as a result of I actually have Williams Syndrome. I needed to indicate folks that somebody like me can do one thing as huge as organise a Tractor Run and I additionally needed to help different households who’ve a child with Williams Syndrome.