sineadPast pupil Sinéad Reidy has received the Máire Brazil Scholarship from the President of NUIG Ciarán ó hOrgartaigh at a ceremony in the college recently.  Sinéad, who is a second year engineering student was awarded the scholarship on the basis of her first year exam results – she was the highest scoring female student in her class.

This new award is part of the move to encourage women in STEM and is the second such award for Sinéad. Last year she received the Intel Women in Technology scholarship based on her Leaving Cert results.