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Blackwater Student is Entrepreneur of Year
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BLACKWATER SUCCESS.

Blackwater Integrated College student Alastair Campbell is congratulated by Acting Principal Alan Hutchinson and teacher Allyson Cockfield.

Blackwater Integrated College student Alastair Campbell is congratulated by Acting Principal Alan Hutchinson and teacher Allyson Cockfield.

Blackwater Integrated College student ,  Alastair Campbell was recently announced as Entrepreneur of the Year on the 2012-13 KEY Programme, organised by Young Enterprise NI.

Alastair and ten other students from Blackwater, participated in three residential courses also involving students from Belfast and Monaghan.  Students undertook a range of activities to develop their business skills and their abilities to work in teams.  They also had a day’s training in interview skills then experienced mock interviews carried out by local business people.

As Entrepreneur of the Year, Alastair now has the opportunity to compete for a place on the team that will represent Northern Ireland in Canada in the summer.