Top Scoring Business Students Awarded for Outstanding AchievementPictured L to R: Liam McLoughlin, Vice-President BPFI with award winning students Niamh Casey of Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Ozanam Street, Waterford City, Liam Flanagan of Presentation College Bray, Putland Road, Bray, Co Wicklow, Laura Joyce of Ursuline Convent, Finisklin, Sligo and Niamh Frances O’Dowd of F.C.J Secondary School, Bunclody, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. 26th January 2017
Four students from secondary schools across the country have been awarded with gold medals for their outstanding achievements in last year’s 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 in Nassau 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 Liam McLoughlin, Vice-President, BPFI, Fintan Slye, Chief Executive, EirGrid Group and Mary O’Sullivan, BSTAI.
The winning students were as follows:
Leaving Certificate Business
Student: Niamh Casey
School: Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Ozanam Street, Waterford City
Leaving Certificate Economics
Name: Liam Flanagan
School: Presentation College Bray, Putland Road, Bray, Co Wicklow
Leaving Certificate Accounting
Name: Laura Joyce
School: Ursuline Convent, Finisklin, Sligo.
Junior Certificate Business Studies
Name: Niamh Frances O’Dowd
School: F.C.J Secondary School, Bunclody, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
For further information contact: Jillian Heffernan, Head of Communications, BPFI, 087 9016880