CEIST Bake Off Update

The deadline for applications is fast approaching for the CEIST Bake Off. On Wednesday of this week Catherine Leyden, Odlums visited Ard Scoil Na Troinoide Athy for a meeting to plan for the grand finale.

Home Economics Teacher Jackie Cooper and the Deputy Principal Margaret Cambie McEvoy represented the school. Justin Brown from CEIST also attended the meeting.

To date 70 entries have been submitted and all the stakeholders - CEIST, Odlums and the school itself are delighted with the huge response.

Following today's discussions it was decided to hold the final on Friday, March 27th, The day will begin at 9am and end at 3pm. While the Bake Off will last for two hours lunch will also be provided with the winner being announced in the afternoon during a short awards ceremony.

The date for applications closes today (Friday 27th February). After that Catherine Leyden will examine each of the submissions and choose seven to go forward to the final on March 27th, Successful schools will be notified during the week beginning March 9th.

The theme of the Bake Off is "Talents" and from the response to date would indicate that there are no shortage of culinary skills among the students in CEIST schools.

We are looking forward to seeing those skills in action and the end products in Ard Scoil na Troinoide in three weeks time.

Catherine Leyden (Odlums and TV3) inspects the school's facilities in preparation for the CEIST Bake Off on March 27th in Ard Scoil na Troinoide, Athy.

Pictured above Johnny McCormack, Principal, Catherine Leyden (Odlums), Justin Brown (CEIST), Luke Walsh (Work Experience Student), Margaret Cambie McEvoy (Deputy Principal) pictured after the planning meeting for the CEIST Bake Off in Ard Scoil na Troinoide, Athy.

Pictured above are Catherine Leyden (Odlums), Luke Walsh (student on work experience) and Jackie Cooper (Home Economics Teacher) with the school's winning entry in the National Dairy Council's Milk it Awards.