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Friday 31 October 2014

Students honoured for success

Published 16/10/2012 | 11:09

STUDENTS AT Portmarnock Community School have been honoured for the academic success at the second annual awards night last week.

Those who achieved outstanding results in both the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate examinations were honoured for their efforts.. The evening provided an opportunity to celebrate the consistent and disciplined effort of these students as well as acknowledging the leadership, motivation and direction offered by their teachers and the tremendous support of parents. Certificates of merit were presented to the top achieving students and Gold Medals were presented to the students with overall best results in both year groups.

At Leaving Certificate level, Conor Keogh, who is now studying Medicine at Trinity College, was awarded the Gold Medal. The Principal's Award was presented to Orlagh Geoghan, while the Geraldine Kennedy Award for Maths went to Aishling Drumgoole. At Junior Certificate, the Gold Medal was awarded to Daniel Burke. A number of other awards were made to students from other year groups, outside of State Examination years, for academic excellence.

Presentations were made to Nathan Supple who is studying mechanical engineeering at DIT Bolton Street; Denis Ryan who is studying English and History at NUI Maynooth; Ciaran Mulryan who is studying philosphy at Trinity College; Niall Conlon who is studying Biotechnology at DCU; Stephen Ducray who is studying Sciene at TCD; Daniel Oso who is studying Business at City of London University; Cathy Lane who is studying Animal Science at UCD; William Hickey who is studying architecture at UCD; Aisling Drumgoole who is studying Engineering at UCD; Sean Healy who is studying Computer Science at TCD; Sarah Hawkshaw who is studying Pharmacy at TCD.

The school wished these students well in their future careers and acknowledged the growing number of Portmarnock student receiving scholarships to our national universities.

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