BPFI Gold Medal Awards

Four students from secondary schools across the country have been awarded with gold medals for their outstanding achievements in last year’s Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate business exams.

The winners received their `medals as part of the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Achievement Awards, hosted by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) at their offices in Nassau Street, Dublin. The awards recognise the top scoring students nationally in Accounting, Economics and Business at Leaving Certificate Level and Business Studies at Junior Certificate Level.

The medals were presented by keynote speaker Sinead Grace of A&L Goodbody, who is also a previous BSTAI winner along with Jonathon Lowey, President of the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) and BSTAI President, Ultan Henry.

The winning students were as follows:

Leaving Certificate Business
Student: Darren Seymour
School: Skibbereen Community School, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Leaving Certificate Economics
Name:  Padraig John Meehan
School: St Macartan’s College, Monaghan, Co Monaghan

Leaving Certificate Accounting
Name: Cathal Noel Curran
School: Colaiste Choilm, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Junior Certificate Business Studies
Name: David Hugh Conneely
School: St Joseph’s Patrician College, Nun’s Island, GalwayGold medal winners