School of Business recognises top students in 2015-2016

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John Hume Credit Union Scholarship, Rowe Medal, Graduate of the Year, CIMA Management Accounting Prize, CPA Financial Accounting Prize awards made

The School of Business hosted its 14th Annual Recognition of Awards Ceremony on Monday 3 October. This Ceremony recognises continuing students with outstanding academic achievement in their previous year. The awards were called by the Course Leaders and presented by the Head of School, Dr Thomas O’Toole.  Recognition of student effort and excellence is something the School of Business continually does. These top performing students can influence others to achieve their potential as peer role models, and the recognition represents a mark of excellence to be included in recipient’s curriculum vitae.

In addition the recipient of the John Hume Credit Union Scholarship was announced. John Hume MEP, Nobel Peace Laureate, lent his name to the John Hume Scholarship at WIT. This scholarship is for a first year student on any undergraduate business course in the School of Business at WIT. The scholarship is paid over the duration of their undergraduate studies. This scholarship is a great success and students are always very excited on receiving it.

This year’s scholarship was awarded to Shane Hennessy Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD 084 student.  The scholarship was presented at the School of Business Recognition of Awards ceremony on by Linda O’Kane on behalf of the combined credit unions in Waterford.

Awards presented 2015/16

Dean’s List

The Dean’s list comprises approximately the top 5% highest performers in the School each achieving first class honours in their continuing studies.  In 2015-2016, 57 students from the School of Business received an award.  The School of Business was joined by parents and friends of the students for the event.  The full list of recipients is posted on the Awards Notice Board in the School of Business.

Rowe Medal

The Rowe Medal is in memory of the founding Head of School, it presented to the best performing undergraduate student. The Rowe Medal was presented by Dr Mark Rowe, to Carrie Littlewood, whose overall result was highest across the School.  She is registered on the Bachelor of Business (Hons) - WD048.

Graduate of the Year

The Graduate of the Year Award is presented to the best performing graduate.  The Graduate of the Year was presented by Dr Thomas O’Toole to Eibhilin Morrissey who completed the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.

John Hume Credit Union Scholarship

This Award was presented by Linda O'Kane on behalf of the combined Credit Unions in Waterford to Shane Hennessey who is registered on the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting - WD084.

CIMA Management Accounting Prize

This award was presented by Georgina Skeehan of CIMA.  It was presented to the student with the best Management Accounting result for Bachelor of Business (Honours – WD048) and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.

  • Shane Hennessey - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.
  • Evelyn Farrell - Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048
  • Conor Murray - Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048

CPA Financial Accounting Prize

This award was presented by Mr Mark Kennedy.  It was presented to the student with the best Financial Accounting result for Bachelor of Business (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting.

  • Monika Vinoya – Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.
  • Martin Harney- Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048

Related Courses

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Accounting
Bachelor of Business in  Business
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in  Business (Common Entry)
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in  Bachelor of Business (Hons)
Higher Certificate in Business in  Business
Higher Certificate in Business in  Higher Certificate in Business
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  International Business

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