Hitting High Spots13 Dec 2011
Several students who sat the Junior Certificate examinations at Cashel Community School last June have received confirmation that they excelled in various subjects, at national level.
Three students were honoured recently at a ceremony in Carrickmacross when they received awards from the Irish Engineering and Metalwork Teachers Association: Stephen Ryan (Cashel) received the gold medal for first place in ordinary level Metalwork; Paraic O’Donoghue (Cashel) received a top ten award at ordinary level; while Adam Gillessen (Clerihan) was in the top ten nationally at higher level. Congratulations to all three and to their Metalwork teacher, Mr. John Scully.
Arising from their superb marks in Higher Level Mathematics, three students have been invited to attend Mathematics Enrichment classes at the Irish university of their choice. These advanced classes are offered with a view to the students being possibly selected to represent Ireland in the International Mathematical Olympiad next July. The students are: Thomas Grogan (Cashel), Lorna McEniry (Cahir), Adam Gillessen (Clerihan). Credits to Maths teachers, Mrs. Cully and Ms. O’Sullivan.
Last week word came to the school that Prateesh Chauhan and Thomas Grogan, as high achievers in both Maths and Science, have been invited to participate in the National Science Olympiad, with the possibility of representing Ireland in the European Union Science Olympiad in Lithuania next April. Compliments to Science teacher, Mr. McGrath.
All six students can be proud of themselves, and so too can their parents and families.