Kerry teachers have been recognised at the Young Social Innovators awards for their role in the programme.
Killarney Community College teacher Lorraine Crowley and Elaine Murphy, a teacher at Castleisland Community College each received a ‘Let Them Shine’ award for five years participation.
This award honours the dedication and commitment of teachers who facilitate YSI programmes with students over a prolonged period of time.
Meanwhile, Killarney Community College received a School of Excellence award.
This recognises the commitment and leadership within schools in supporting student and teacher involvement in social innovation education.