The Polls Are Open: Vote Now For The Next Nissan Generation Next Ambassadors! 7 years ago

The Polls Are Open: Vote Now For The Next Nissan Generation Next Ambassadors!

Last month we announced the launch of the Nissan Next Generation ambassador programme, the innovative scheme that helps Ireland's best and brightest achieve their goals by giving them the means to drive there. Wait for it....

Ten talented individuals who successfully demonstrate their drive to succeed will be given a brand new, taxed and insured Nissan to drive for a year as part of the ambassador programme.

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No Repro Fee 8/06/2015 Ireland’s new leading lights on world stage in driving seat to become Nissan ambassadors. 20 of Ireland’s new leading lights in the fields of sport, fashion, science, social enterprise and business are in the driving seat to become Nissan Generation Next ambassadors. The 20 rising stars were selected by Nissan after proving that they have what it takes to become Ireland’s new generation of leaders on the national and international stage. They will now face a public vote and the seven who attract the highest number of votes will be given a brand new, taxed and insured Nissan to drive for a year as Nissan Generation Next ambassadors. Pictured from left are Simon Maguire (38) Dublin – Business Entrepreneur and founder of start-up company Solas Eireann, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe (23), Thomastown, Kilkenny - Pentathlete, Karen Leigh (44), Kildare – Social Entrepreneur and founder of Sensational Kids, Jenny Egan (28), Lucan, Dublin - Canoeist, Alan Cadogan, Monkstown, Cork – Dual GAA Star, Denis McCarthy (42) Cahir, Tipperary – Food entrepreneur who has developed a new low calorie potato crisp product and Jonathan Mac Cann (22) Dun Laoghaire, Dublin – Director and Producer whose documentary ‘Wake to Wake’ was broadcast on Setanta Sports. A further three people will also be chosen by Nissan to join the innovative ambassador programme which attracted hundreds of applications from people from all walks of life, the length and breath of Ireland. The shortlist of 20 put through to the final stage of public voting includes three teenagers named by Time magazine as among the most influential teenagers in the world, potential qualifiers for the Rio Olympics Games, an award winning fashion designer and creative business and social entrepreneurs. Members of the public can cast their vote for anyone of the 20 individuals who are in the running to become Nissan Generation Next ambassadors online at www.nissangenerationnext.ie anytime up to 6

Well, by the looks of things, lots of you got busy entering, and we're delighted to announce that the 20 lucky finalists across the fields of sport, fashion, science, social enterprise and business have been chosen!

The impressive shortlist includes three teenagers named by Time magazine as among the most influential teenagers in the world, potential qualifiers for the Rio Olympics Games, an award winning fashion designer and creative business and social entrepreneurs.

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They will now face a public vote and the six who attract the highest number of votes will be given a brand new, taxed and insured Nissan to drive for a year as Nissan Generation Next ambassadors. A further four people will also be chosen by Nissan.

Here's a full list of the finalists:

To vote for your favourite candidate, click here. You've got until 6th July to get your vote in! Good luck to all the finalists!

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