TY Easter Bake Sale

TY Easter Bake Sale

TY Stock Competition Winners

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TY Stock Market Competition winners: John Maughan, David McNicholas, Eimhin Morrin and Evan Heneghan.

 

SGC School Bank

St. Gerald’s College school bank was set up this year in conjunction with the Bank of Ireland. The student bankers were carefully selected by Ms Flynn, Business teacher. They were chosen based on their application form, performance at interview along with their personal interest in the area of business and banking.

The student bankers are as follows: Conor Gillardy (Branch Manager), Finnian Martin (Operations & Audit Specialist), David Conlon (Sales & Marketing Manager), Patrick Livingstone & Donal Boyle (Customer Service Officials). They received their initial training from the BOI officials, Ms Sinead Cuffe & Mr Keith Higgins earlier in the year.

The student bankers open the bank every Thursday morning at small break in the canteen and to date they have in excess of forty student accounts opened.  There will be a draw for an iPad as soon as they have fifty accounts opened.  The student bankers are responsible for all aspects of running a bank as well as teaching their peers the importance of budgeting and saving. The student bankers are currently out on TY work experience but the bank will be open again on Thursday March 13th.

Pictured below is the SGC School Bank Team 2013-2014

Pictured below is the SGC School Bank Team 2013-2014

Back row: Patrick Livingstone, David Conlon, Finnian Martin
Front row: Donal Boyle, Conor Gillardy

Cloud Covers win Social Media Award

Our 5th Year Enterprise team, Cloud Covers, have won the Social Media Award at today’s Mayo Enterprise Awards.

Well done to all! More details to follow.

Cloud Covers

Mayo Enterprise Awards live!

St Gerald’s college 5th Year Enterprise team ‘Cloud Covers’ (Matthew Ruane , John Dolan, Sean Tobin and Karl Benson) are pitching their business to a panel of judges at the Mayo Enterprise Awards. They are competing against 20 schools across Mayo with a final decision being made at 2pm. Best of luck lads!!!

Microsoft announce new CEO

Microsoft has named 22-year company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer, while also announcing that co-founder Bill Gates would step down as chairman and advise the new CEO on technology.

The moves mark an epochal change of control at the company that drove the PC revolution.

Mr Nadella, a 46-year old born in India who led the creation of Microsoft’s cloud computing services, is only Microsoft’s third CEO in 39 years, taking over from Steve Ballmer, who inherited the job from Mr Gates in 2000.

The move ends a five-month search process at the Redmond, Washington-based company, triggered by the August announcement of Mr Ballmer’s decision to retire.

Source: rte.ie


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