Coláiste Choilm

Ballincollig, Co. Cork

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Con's excellence recognised at Cambridge !

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Congratulations to Con Moran (5th year) who was awarded Highly Commended in the Peterhouse Cambridge Kelvin Science Essay Prize 2017. Peterhouse College is a Cambridge University who through this competition acknowledge students’ ability, achievements and interest in Science. This is a remarkable achievement by Con who was placed in the top seven of two hundred and fifty entries from all over the world. Con hopes to study biological sciences in Cambridge.


This is the second year in a row that a Coláiste Choilm student has achieved in the Kelvin Science Essay Prize. Last year David McMahon (6th year) was also awarded Highly Commended. Congratulation s to the Science Department for nurturing such tremendous interest in the sciences and particular thanks to Ms. Padraigín O’Donoghue for supporting Con and David in their application. Last September Padraigín arranged for Adrian Dixon former Master of Peterhouse to visit Coláiste Choilm and present to senior students on studying science in third level.

 

Con receiving his award from the Master of Peterhouse College, Cambridge, Ms. Bridget Kendall

Last Updated on Monday, 28 August 2017 18:48  

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Newsflash

Due to the red alert weather warning and advice from national agencies Coláiste Choilm / Gaelcholáiste Choilm will not open on Monday 16th October.

The 3rd Year Parent/Teacher meeting will be re-scheduled.