Attending the announcement at the Dunraven Arms Hotel Adare were scholarship recipients, Shane Cope, Jordan O’Donnell, Lee Keating, Shane McNamara, Eric Nolan, Ronan Malone and Shane Cronin with Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, TD, Sue Anne McManus, Tom Prendergast, Principal, Mayor of Limerick Cllr. Liam Galvin and special guest Derek O’Keeffe. Missing from the photo is scholarship recipient David McKevitt. Picture: Alan Place, Fusionshooters.
The winners of the JP McManus Scholarship Awards 2015 were announced at a ceremony on Friday, 6thth November, at the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick.
Eight students from Coláiste Mhichíl Secondary School, Sexton Street, Limerick were presented with a scholarship from Minister for Education & Skills, Jan O’Sullivan T.D towards their third level education to the value of €6,750 per annum. The scholarships are funded each year by JP McManus, who is a former pupil of the school.
Established in 1997, the awards scheme has to date awarded over 150 scholarships to students attending Coláiste Mhichíl, where JP McManus was formerly taught.
Congratulating the winning students, JP McManus said: “Each of these students have seen their ambition and hard work rewarded with these scholarships. Having attained great results at secondary school, you now move on to 3rd Level education secure in the knowledge that your triumph will provide you the foundation to meet the educational challenges that lie ahead.”
Over 160 guests attended the awards ceremony including Mayor of Limerick City & Council, Cllr Liam Galvin.
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