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GMIT awards scholarships worth almost €70,000

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) this year awarded scholarships worth €67,000 to some 21 first year students in the college. Ten of the students received Academic Scholarships for having the highest points in the Leaving Certificate in their respective area of study in GMIT.

Sean Mannion from Cahergal, Tuam, Co Galway, who is studying a B.Sc. in Construction Economics & Quantity Surveying. He is a past pupil of St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam;

Maria Melrose from Ballina, Co Mayo, who is studying a B. Arts in Applied Social Studies. She is a past pupil of St Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina;

Alison Meehan from Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, who is studying a B. Arts in Art & Design. She is a past pupil of Glenamaddy Community School;

Luke Morgan from Claremount, Oughterard, Co Galway, who is studying a B. Arts (Hons) in Film & Documentary. He is a past pupil of Colaiste Einde, Threadneedle Road, Galway;

Alexandra Bourke from Subulter, Kanturk, Co Cork who is studying a B.Bs. in Culinary Arts. She is a past pupil of Scoil Mhuire, Kanturk, Cork;

Glen Forde from Dunmore, Co Galway, who is studying a B.Bs. (Honours) in Accounting. He is a past pupil of Dunmore Community School;

Emma Carter from Cartoor, Moycullen, Co Galway, who is studying a B.Sc. (Hons) in General Nursing. She is a past pupil of Dominican College, Taylors Hill, Galway;

Adrian Kinsella from Roundwood, Co Wicklow, who is studying a B.Sc. (Hons) in Design & Techology Education. He is a past pupil of Avondale Community College, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow;

Leisha McGrath from Tulla Road, Ennis, Co Clare who is studying a B.Sc. (Hons) in Medical Science. She is a past pupil of Rice College Christian Brothers, Ennis.

[Missing from the photograph is mature student Lisa Collins from Luimneagh West, Corrandulla, Co Galway, who is studying a Bachelor of Business degree]

Academic scholarship recipients at a formal reception in the college with GMIT President Michael Carmody (left) and GMIT Registrar Michael Hannon (right).

Academic scholarship recipients at a formal reception in the college with GMIT President Michael Carmody (left) and GMIT Registrar Michael Hannon (right).

Academic scholarship recipients at a formal reception in the college with GMIT President Michael Carmody (left) and GMIT Registrar Michael Hannon (right).