Gradam 2016


There were proud scenes in Mayfield Community School recently when students, past and present, received awards in recognition of academic achievement.

Along with awards for academic excellence in each year group, special awards were presented for English literature, Science, Sport, Engineering, Music, History, Business and Enterprise. Transition year students were honoured for their Gaisce achievements.

Aaron Walsh O’ Reagan, now studying Chemical and Process Engineering in UCC and Natasha Cronin, studying Beauty Therapy in Cork School of Commerce were awarded bursaries form AIB while David O’ Gorman and Luke O Driscoll, studying for a Bachelor of Commerce (UCC)   and Bachelor of Design and Manufacturing (UL)  respectively were awarded Credit Union bursaries.

Representatives from UCC and CIT presented awards to Séan Murphy Phelan for excellent educational attainment and Darragh O’ Donovan for his achievement at third level educational.

Courtney Carroll received the prestigious Garda Community Award for her work in the community during transition year. Courtney continues to volunteer with Special Olympics Ireland and is a wonderful ambassador for Mayfield Community School.

Special Guest speaker Dr Kevin Cahill, School of Education in UCC, acknowledged the dedication and hard work of students and their teachers in Mayfield Community School. He congratulated the many award winners and their parents on the evening.

Commenting on the awards, Principal Kieran Golden said that “the school is exceptionally proud of the students who received their awards. In Mayfield Community School we pride ourselves on academic achievement and I think that this evening underpins the hard work and commitment shown by our students and staff.”

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