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Friday 23 August 2019

Students battle it out for Social Innovation prize

STUDENTS FROM two Co. Wexford secondary schools are among 50 schools and Youthreach centres who are currently vying for the title of 'Young Social Innovators 2011' at the Young Social Innovators Showcase and Awards which are taking place at the Citywest Convention Centre on May 11.

Projects from Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School and the Loreto Wexford are among sixty shortlisted for the title. Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School's project 'ABC-Always Be Careful', focuses on personal safety awareness and attitudes towards sexual violence, while the Loreto Wexford's project 'No Cap, No Swim' looks at the issue of rape prevention and STI awareness.

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