Dunmanway student awarded Gold Medal in Business Studies achievement awards

Posted on: 6th February, 2014

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

Cathriona Murphy of Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway has been awarded a gold medal for achieving first place in the country in the 2013 Junior Certificate Business Studies exam.

Cathriona received her medal at the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Business Studies Achievement Awards ceremony, hosted by the Irish Banking Federation at their offices in Nassau Street, Dublin. The awards recognise the achievements of students in Accounting, Economics and Business at Leaving Certificate Level and Business Studies at Junior Certificate Level.

The winners, including Cathriona, were presented with their medals by David Duffy, President, Irish Banking Federation (IBF). Cathriona’s teacher, Ms Claire Kelly and school Principal, Mr Dennis O’Sullivan, were also recognised for this outstanding achievement.

Cathriona is now in Transition Year and is interested in studying medicine when she finishes school. As part of her TY work experience she recently spent time in the Mater Hospital, Dublin, where she particularly enjoyed her time in the pathology department. Her hobbies include piano and guitar and she is also currently taking the last level of training required to become a lifeguard.

Latest News Articles:

Extraordinary talent showcased as Cork Craft Month 2018 gets underway
New facility at Brookpark Business Centre a hit with local trainers
Sculpture dedicated to 110 Skibbereen girls who fled the famine
Taoiseach launches promotional video for Dunmanway
New programmes on offer at West Cork Campus in Skibbereen
Network Ireland West Cork appoints 16 West Cork businesswomen to 2018 committee
Kinsale’s ‘Change By Degrees’ announced as finalist for Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2018
Initiative to promote tourism in Dunmanway
New research shows Rosscarbery can now lay a claim to JFK
Plant a ‘Twig’ and watch it grow

Join us on Facebook

Unable to display Facebook posts.
Show error

Error: Error validating application. Application has been deleted.
Type: OAuthException
Code: 190
Please refer to our Error Message Reference.

Jump to: