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12 first year students awarded GMIT Academic Scholarships

First year students from Galway, Mayo, Clare, Donegal and Westmeath hold highest LC points in their respective GMIT courses

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Students from Galway, Mayo, Clare, Donegal and Westmeath were recently awarded GMIT Academic Scholarships for having the highest Leaving Certificate points in their respective GMIT courses.

Pictured at the presentation ceremony in the Clayton Hotel in December (2017), back row, L to R:

Michael Hannon, GMIT VP, Academic Affairs & Registrar; 

Meadhbh Catherine Ni Dhomhnaill, Inis Meain, Co Gaillimh, Culinary Arts Professional Chef, a past pupil of Colaiste Cholmcille, Indreabhain;

Fiachra Nolan from Newport, Co Mayo, B.Sc. in Medical Science, past pupil of Rice College, Westport;

Francis Griffin, Irishtown, Claremorris, Co Mayo, honours Business degree, past pupil of Colaiste Cholmain, Claremorris;

Aoife Carr, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, honours degree in Design, past pupil of Colaiste na Carraige, Carrig, Co Donegal;

Reuben Stephen Butler, Ballina, Co Mayo, Furniture Design & Manufacture degree, past pupil of Yeats College;

Cian Breathnach, An Cheathru Rua, Civil Engineering degree, past pupil of Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiarain, an Cheathru Rua;

Dr Fergal Barry, President of GMIT;

Front row, L to R: Bianca McLoughlin, Ballina, Co Mayo, honours degree in General Nursing, past pupil of the Mercy Convent, Ballina;

Aoife Kelly Earnor, Headford, Co Galway, honours degree in BioMedical Engineering, past pupil of Clochor Na Toirbhirte, Headford;

Emer McDonagh, Baile na hAbhann, Galway, honours degree in Public Health Nutrition, past pupil of past pupil of Colaiste Chroi Mhuire Gan Smal, An Spideal, Co Galway;

MacDara O’Connell, Milltown Malbay, Co Clare, architectural Technology degree, past pupil of Colaiste Sheosaimn, Spanish Point, Co Clare;

Daniel Patrick Keogh, Craughwell, honours degree in Software Development, past pupil of St Raphael’s College, Loughrea.

[Missing from the photo is student Cormac Horan from Killucan, Co Westmeath].

Students from Galway, Mayo, Clare and Donegal who were awarded GMIT Academic Scholarships this year, pictured with  Dr Fergal Barry (right), President of GMIT, and Dr Michael Hannon, VP Academic Affairs & Registrar..

Students from Galway, Mayo, Clare and Donegal who were awarded GMIT Academic Scholarships this year, pictured with Dr Fergal Barry (right), President of GMIT, and Dr Michael Hannon, VP Academic Affairs & Registrar

Students from Galway, Mayo, Clare and Donegal who were awarded GMIT Academic Scholarships this year, pictured with  Dr Fergal Barry (right), President of GMIT, and Dr Michael Hannon, VP Academic Affairs & Registrar..