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2017 Award Winners

Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards 2017

2017 Award Winners

11th May 2017: Students from Largy College, Clones, Co. Monaghan have been named Young Social Innovators of the Year 2017. Their project, titled Mend a Mind – It’s a Disorder Not a Decision aims to raise awareness about mental health, in their school and community and to educate people about the mental health issues that are most pertinent to young people.

Young Social Innovators of the Year 2017, Mend a Mind, It's a Disorder not a Decision from Largy Collge, Clones Co. Monaghan.

Young Social Innovators of the Year 2017 – Gold Award

Project: Mend a Mind – It’s a Disorder not a Decision

Org: Largy College, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Guide: Sasha Cumisky
 

Silver Award

Project: No Limits

Org: St. Joseph’s College, Lucan

Guide: Catherine Bligh
 

Bronze Award

Project: Think Safety, Farm Safely

Org: Tullamore College, Co. Offaly

Guide: Paul Quirke
 

Make Our World Healthier Challenge (Physical Health)

Sponsor: HSE

Project Title:  Breaking the Borders around Eating Disorders

Institution: Eureka Secondary School, Kells, Co. Meath

 

Make Our World Healthier Challenge (Mental Health)

Sponsor: HSE

Project Title: Mend A Mind - It's a Disorder Not a Decision

Institution: Largy College, Analore Road,Clones, Co. Monaghan

 

Relationships & Sexual Health Challenge

Sponsor: Crisis Pregnancy Programme

Project Title: Consent Matters

Institution: St. Angela's College, St. Patrick's Hill, Cork

 

Make Our World Safer Challenge

Sponsor: Actavo

Project Title:  Think Safety, Farm Safely

Institution: Tullamore College, Riverside,Tullamore, Co. Offaly

 

Make Our Community Better Challenge

Project Title:  Deal with the Wheels

Institution: St. Mary's Secondary School, Convent of Mercy, Ballina, Co. Mayo

 

Step Up Challenge

Project Title: Global Citizens Mapping the Future

Institution: Portmarnock Community School, Carrickhill Road, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin

 

Make Our World A Better Place for Young People Challenge

Sponsor: Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Project Title: Nascadh Le Chéile

Institution: Heywood Community School, Ballinakill, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

 

Make Our World One World Challenge

Sponsor: Irish Aid, World Wise Global Schools

Project Title:  Human Trafficking

Institution: Our Lady's College, Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth

 

Make Our World Greener Challenge

Project Title: Ditch Your Carbon Cup Print

Institution: C.B.S. Charleville, Bakers Road, Charleville, Co. Cork

 

Make Our World Fair and Just Challenge

Sponsor: Mason Hayes and Curran

Project Title:  No Limits

Institution: St. Joseph's College, Lucan, Co. Dublin

 

Make Our Country More Inclusive and Poverty Free Challenge

Sponsor: Department of Social Protection

Project Title: Intercultural Book Exchange

Institution: St. Aidan's Community School, Brookfield, Tallaght, Dublin 24