Huge congratulations to Ellie Fitzpatrick, student of Scoil Mhuire who is the 2020 Kildare Recipient of the Naughton Scholarship. Ellie who achieved the maximum 625 points in Leaving Certificate 2020, is studying Engineering in Trinity Colllege Dublin.
The scholarship is valued at €20,000 over the four years of college was established in 2008 to promote study in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines.
The Naughton Foundation was established by Martin and Carmel Naughton. It is a private family foundation and its goal is to support worthwhile causes in the arts and education. Each year a number of exceptional students are awarded scholarships to study at undergraduate level at Irish publicly funded third level institutions.
There is one winner from each county in the Republic and the award is intended as an encouragement to exceptional students in the STEM areas. The group of scholars join a community of very bright students who will become leaders in their fields in the future, be it in research or in industry.
All 6th yr students who hope to study in the STEM areas can apply for the scholarship. - deadline is around May 20th each year. See www.thenaughtonfoundation.com
The Scoil Mhuire school community are very proud of Ellie, a very deserving winner, and wish her every success in her studies and future career.
Published on: Nov. 9, 2020, 8:07 p.m.