13 first year students, including two from Roscommon have been awarded GMIT Scholarships, for holding the highest marks in the Leaving Certificate last year (2015).
The remainder of the students hail from Cavan, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Limerick, Mayo and Monaghan. The Ten of the students are pictured above at a reception in the g Hotel attended by their families and GMIT staff:
Back row, (L to R): Killian Bannon from Bealnamulla, Athlone, a past pupil of Athlone Community College who is studying Business; Matthew Sloyan, from Balla, Co Mayo, a past pupil of Balla Secondary School, studying Computer Science and Applied Physics; Grace O’Sullivan, Castlebar, Co Mayo, a past pupil of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Castlebar, studying Health Sciences & Social Care; Dr Des Foley, Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs & Registrar; Aaron McKinley, Crossmolina, Co Mayo, a past pupil of Gortnor Abbey Convent of Jesus & Mary, Crossmolina, studying Electronic & Electrical Engineering; Tadhg McGowan from Foxford, Co Mayo, a past pupil of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford, studying Science.
Front row, L to R, Sean Gannon from Tarmonbarry, a past pupil of Schoil Mhuire, Strokestown, studying Building & Civil Engineering; Aisling Deasy from Boreenmana Road, Cork, a past pupil of Ashton School, studying Business; Lorraine Power from Kilmallock, Co Limerick, a past pupil of Colaiste na Trocaire (Mercy Community College) studying Biopharmaceutical and Medical Science; Shania McDonagh from Claremorris, Co Mayo, a past pupil of Mount St Michael, Convent of Mercy, Claremorris studying Art & Design; and Chloe Babington Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, a past pupil of St Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross, studying Culinary Arts.
For further information on GMIT scholarship offerings and how to apply, see: http://www.gmit.ie/apply/scholarships