Portlaoise College have announced this year’s winners for their First Year scholarship programme.
David Laffan from St Colman’s National School in Stradbally and Grace Quinn from Holy Family Senior School in Portlaoise are the worthy recipients.
This scholarship is worth in the region of €1,000 per student and will assist greatly with their academic future.
The Portlaoise College First Year Scholarship Programme has been in existence for nearly 10 years now and was established to recognise, foster and reward excellence in academic ability.
Based on two separate assessments, David and Grace were selected from 168 incoming First year students.
Principal, Noel Daly, was delighted to present the scholarships.
He said: “After speaking to their teachers, principals and parents, it is evident that David and Grace have a bright future at Portlaoise College.
“They have worked extremely hard throughout their primary education and are a credit to their parents, teachers and schools.”
Congratulations to David and Grace!