Three Heywood Community School students have recorded incredible results in Leaving Cert 2020.
Lucia Mezzapelle, Sarah McMahon and Jessica Barrett each received final tallies in excess of 600 points – with two of them receiving the maximum.
Ballyroan native Sarah McMahon was awarded 6 H1s and 1 H2 for a maximum of 625 points. She is currently planning to take a year out before going to college.
Fellow Ballyroan resident Lucia Mezzapelle received 5 H1s and 2 H2s for a total of 613 points and she is hoping to go on to study Analytical Chemistry in TUD.
While Abbeyleix’s Jessica Barrett scored the maximum 7 H1s and she hopes to go on to study Engineering in UCD later this month.
The successes of McMahon and Barrett now means that seven Laois Leaving Cert Students have bagged the perfect exam score.
Thomás Dunne of St Mary’s CBS in Portlaoise, Niamh Crowley of Scoil Chriost Ri and Martin Fitzpatrick of Mountrath Community Scholl all were awarded seven H1s – the highest possible mark that you can receive.
While Hannah Ledesma of Mountmellick Community School and Jill Cushen of Scoil Chriost Ri followed suit by scoring a remarkable 625 points.
Ballyfin-Portlaoise native Dunne hopes to go on to study Medicine in NUIG later this year after sitting the HPAT exams in February.
Niamh Crowley is from Emo and the accomplished Ladies footballer hopes to study Economics and Finance in UCD.
Mountmellick native Hannah hopes to study International Relations, Politics and Irish in UCD later this month.
Rosenallis’s Martin Fitzpatrick wishes to go on and study Science in NUIG. While Stradbally’s Cushen is heading to Oxford University in England to study English Language and Literature.
60,000 Leaving Cert students received their calculated grades online on Monday morning – the first time that students didn’t sit exams.
The CAO offers for all students will be out tomorrow – Friday.