Leanne honoured to win Dairymaster Student Award

Michael Breen, WIT; Leanne Connell, Award Winner, Pat Hernan, Dairymaster.

Michael Breen, WIT; Leanne Connell, Award Winner, Pat Hernan, Dairymaster.

Meath native Leanne, was one of two who won the Dairymaster Student Award at the Department of Science Industry Sponsored Awards Ceremony in WIT

Leanne Connell is a final year BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science student from Hartstown, Kilskyre, Kells, Co. Meath. On 22 May she was one of two who won Dairymaster Student Award at the Department of Science Industry Sponsored Awards Ceremony 2019, which was sponsored by Eurofins Scientific, Source Bioscience, Environmental Science Association of Ireland, Sanofi, Bausch & Lomb, Sanofi, Dawn Meats, Comeragh Veterinary practice, Dairymaster, AIB and the Society of Irish Foresters.

Leanne is a past pupil of Eureka Secondary School in Kells. The awards were presented by Niall O’Hanlon and Pat Hernan from Dairymaster.

“As part of our final year projects, each student presented their thesis representing the work they have done throughout their project. Some students were shortlisted to present for Dairymaster where the winners were selected.

I am absolutely over the moon and honoured to have received this award. It is a great achievement and I would like to thank everyone involved for the opportunity to be a part of it”.

Her dreams for the future include: “Teaching at secondary school level or even lecturing one day. Hopefully, see some amazing parts of the world!”

Dairymaster “Dairymaster Student Award” 2019
The award recognises the achievements of BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science degree students with the best final year project presentations. The 2019 winners were Leanne Connell and Mark Reidy. The award helps students realise the relevance of their final year projects to a world beyond college. The bursary is very welcome in helping our students make the transition to the workplace following their studies. It also gives them an opportunity to excel and showcase their research to industry.

Related Courses

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Agricultural Science

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