The State Examinations Commission (SEC) has identified Paddy Brosnan, a fifth year student at St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland, as a high achiever in Maths and Science in the 2018 Junior Certificate Examination.
Pool of Talented Students
From a pool of very talented students, Paddy has been selected to participate in the Irish EU Mathematics and Science Olympiad which will take place in November at Dublin City University. From this, Paddy is in with a chance of being selected to represent Ireland at the European Union Science Olympiad in Almada, Portugal from the 4th to 11th of May 2019.
A Great Achievement
This is a great achievement for Paddy, for his family and for the school and deserved recognition for Paddy and for his Mathematics teacher Patrick McCarthy and his Science teacher, Katie O’Connor for the great work being done.
“We wish Paddy the very best of luck and this will be a great learning experience for him and will be of huge benefit to him and his studies for the future,” said Principal, Denis O’Donovan.
Two in a Row for St. Pats
“This is the second year in a row that one of our Junior certificate students has been identified as a high achiever in Maths and Science, last year Luke Walsh was identified as a high achiever in the 2017 Junior Certificate Exams.
“In the 2017 Leaving Certificate exams, Padraig Broderick was awarded for achieving the highest marks in the country in his Agricultural Science exams. This is a wonderful achievement for our school and great recognition for the great work being done by the students, their parents and our teachers. Well done to everyone,” said Mr. O’Donovan.
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