Tallaght students receive FitzGerald Family members Scholarships

Rachel Cunningham 2 Tallaght pupils have actually been awarded educational scholarships with a community-based initiative which strives to develop equivalent gain access to chances to third-level education. The two trainees, that effectively finished their Leaving Certificate exams this summer season and also are currently in college, were presented with the FitzGerald Household Scholarship honors at a special ceremony held in An Cosán area education and learning centre, Jobstown, on Wednesday, October 13. Hollie McDonnell, that went to St Aidan’s Community Institution, is currently seeking a bachelor’s degree joint honours

level course in English and Approach at College University Dublin, while Alan Smith, previously of Mount Seskin Neighborhood University, is now studying Legislation at Maynooth University. An Cosán established the scholarship in 2004 in memory of Joan, that was dedicated to the development as well as empowerment of

ladies and also to an Irish society characterised by justice. Hollie and also Alan were presented with their scholarship awards by Réachbha FitzGerald, grand-daughter of the late Garret and Joan Fitzgerald. An Cosán’s Replacement Chief Executive Officer, Anne Genockey, commented:” Joan’s love of discovering and her enthusiasm for justice was the seedbed of her remarkable knowledge. The founders of An Cosán had the benefit of knowing Joan in her later years and also described her as an ideas to their work in West Tallaght.”An Cosán Corporate Solutions Manager, Bronagh Moore, described that they obtained a variety of worthwhile nominees for the scholarships however Hollie and Alan stood apart one of the most. She stated:”

Hollie is explained by the Principal of St Aidan’s Neighborhood College, Karen Quigley, as a terrific, tireless and very enjoyable student that made extremely favorable payments to her school over the five years she went to as well as was a superb role model for the younger trainees. She constantly gave 100 per cent to her education and learning.”Over the past number of years Alan has striven and engaged totally in his education. He has influenced as well as encouraged many various other trainees in Mount Seskin Area University, that enjoyed to nominate him for this award. Alan accomplished 548 factors in his Leaving Cert. He is explained by his Advice Counsellor, Fiona Ryan, as a wonderful young man that is extremely encouraged and also exceptionally sociable.”We want both Hollie and Alan every success in the future. “

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