St Clement’s College launches inaugural bursary award. Joan Chawke, Deputy Principal, Fr. Seamus Enright C.Ss.R., Cillian Higgins Bursary Award winner, Pat Talty, Principal.
St Clement’s College launched a new Bursary which will be awarded annually to Sixth Year Students
There are a number of categories within the Bursary scheme, however, the main aim of the Bursary is to afford students the opportunity to further their education and to acknowledge their achievements throughout their time in St. Clement’s College.
Speaking at the launch, Principal Pat Talty commented on the delight of the school being able to recognise the efforts of its Leaving Certificate students.
He said, “This year, St. Clement’s College is delighted to present a number of Bursary awards to our Leaving Certificate students. Academic, Ethos and Transformation awards will be announced at our Leaving Certificate Graduation Ceremony.”
Mr Talty noted the academic award will be awarded to the student who “achieves the highest academic award in the 2023 Leaving Certificate examination”.
The Principal said, “This year’s academic award is sponsored by Dr. Patrick Quaid, a past pupil who is the immediate Past-President of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, Canada and is Founder and Director of Optometric Services, VU- Cubed Vision Therapy.”
Sponsored by the Redemptorist Perpetual Help Fund, an initiative of the Redemptorist Community based in Mount St Alphonsus. The primary work of the fund is the Redemptorist Christmas Hamper Appeal. The fund also provides grants to local organisations involved in the alleviation of poverty in particular food poverty. The Perpetual Help Fund is a founding member of the Limerick Food Partnership.
“The Ethos and Transformation Bursary Awards are sponsored by the Redemptorist Perpetual Help Fund. The Ethos Award is presented to the student who has actively supported the ethos and values of St. Clement’s College over his years of attendance. The transformation award is presented to the student who has shown the greatest positive personal transformation since joining the college.”