Young engineer Adrian strikes gold
Wicklow student Matthew Hill was awarded a gold medal and a certificate for reaching the final of the Engineering Technology Teachers Association Young Engineer Higher Level Competition.
Matthew sat his Leaving Certificate last year in East Glendalough School, Wicklow town.
His project was entered into the south Dublin ETTA branch competition by his teacher, Mr Adrian O'Connor, in September. After his project came first, it was entered into the National ETTA final against the other 21 finalists.
He was accompanied by his parents, Bryan and MArgaret, as he attended the awards ceremony in the Monaghan Institute of Further Education.