Four students from secondary schools across the country have been awarded with gold medals for their outstanding achievements in the 2019 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate business exams.
The winners received their medals as part of the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Achievement Awards, hosted by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) at their offices on Molesworth Street, Dublin. The awards recognise the top scoring students nationally in Accounting, Economics and Business at Leaving Certificate Level and Business Studies at Junior Certificate Level.
The medals were presented by BPFI President Gavin Kelly and Margaret McDonnell, Honorary President, BSTAI.
The winning students were as follows:
Leaving Certificate Accounting
Name: Moya Whelan
School: Rockwell College, Cashel, Co Tipperary
Teacher: Mr Michael Doyle
Principal: Ms Audrey O’Byrne
Leaving Certificate Business
Student: Sean Dillon
School: Colaiste An Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown, Cork
Teacher: Mr Anthony Malone
Principal: Ms Brenda Moriarty
Leaving Certificate Economics
Name: Bailey O ‘Rourke Lane
School: John the Baptist CS, Hospital, Co Limerick.
Teacher: Ms Michelle Woulfe
Principal: Ms Noreen Rafferty
Junior Certificate Business Studies
Name: Clíodhna Cashman
School: St Mary’s High School, Castleredmond, Midleton, Co Cork
Teacher: Ms Queally
Principal: Mr Donnchadh Ó Briain
For further information contact: Jillian Heffernan, Head of Communications, BPFI, 087 9016880