Picture L to R: David Duffy, President, IBF, Jennie Harrington, Hononary President, BSTAI, Jason Banville, Leaving Certificate Business Gold Medal Winner and Pascal Donohue, T.D., Minster of State for European Affairs.
Four students from various secondary schools around the country were awarded with gold medals for their outstanding achievements in business studies in last year’s Junior and Leaving Certificate.
The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Achievement Awards 2013, hosted by the Irish Banking Federation at their offices in Nassau Street, Dublin, recognise the achievements of students in Accounting, Economics and Business at Leaving Certificate Level and Business Studies at Junior Certificate Level.
The winners were presented with their medals by David Duffy, President, Irish Banking Federation (IBF), Jennie Harrington, Honorary President, BSTAI, Pascal Donohue, T.D., Minister of State for European Affairs.
The winning students were as follows:
Leaving Certificate Business
Student: Jason Banville
School: St Mary’s CBS, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Teacher: Mr Kevin Ryan
Leaving Certificate Economics
Name: Cathal Ó Dulacháin
School: Colaiste Eoin, Bothar Stigh Lorgan, Baile An Bhothair, Co Dublin
Teacher: Mr Rónán Murdock
Leaving Certificate Accounting
Name: Jamie Hannon
School: The Intermediate School, Killorglin, Co Kerry
Teacher: Ms Sheila Kingston
Junior Certificate Business Studies
Name: Cathriona Murphy
School: Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway, Co Cork
Teacher: Ms Claire Kelly