CEIST School Wins Major Award at Science Exhibition

Fifth Year Student, James Doyle, of Presentation De La Salle College, Bagenalstown, Carlow has come Runner Up to the Overall Winner in the Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin recently.

His project “The Potential of Waste Materials from Hedgerow Cuttings as a Feasible Biomass Fuel” attracted huge national attention and brings great credit to James himself, his family and teacher Ms. Ronyane.

Hubert Fuller BT Young Scientist Judge wrote of James’ project;

"You have presented a most impressive project! The evidence presented is compelling that hedgerow clippings, now considered as “waste” could be used to provide a new clean biofuel. This clearly written report is professionally presented and your display is outstanding. Well done".

The schools current school improvement programme under the overall theme of Promoting Ambition and Achievement is hugely boosted by this years success.

It follows success from last years exhibition when third year student Niamh Byrne and teacher Mr. Morrissey also won a major prize.










James is pictured above at the exhibition with his teacher Ms. Ronyane.










Pictured above The Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms. Mary Coughlan TD presenting runner up award to James.