Last Thursday saw the first IASTA Awards night, organised to coincide with Science Week. There were several awards presented on the night, including the Marty Barrett Award for the highest mark in the Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science Exam. The other awards were for the winners and runners up in our three competitions held this year. Here are all the winners and runners up from this years awards ceremony.
Marty Barrett Award
2013 – Padraig O’Driscoll, St. Facthnas De La Salle Skibbereen (Teacher Brian Crowley)
2014 – Frances Collins, St. Facthnas De La Salle Skibbereen (Teacher Brian Crowley)
2014 – Susan McWilliams – Blackwater Community College, Lismore (Teacher – David King)
IASTA Science Week Photo Competition
1st Place – Aodhan Foley, St. Peter’s College, Wexford
2nd Place – Ferdinand zu Eltz, St. Columba’s College, Dublin
3rd Place – Ed Tottenham, St. Columba’s College, Dublin
IASTA TY Video Competition
1st Place Jenny Clarke, Wesley College, Dublin
2nd Place Shona Breslin, Wesley College, Dublin
IASTA Farming & Biodiversity Competition
Choy Ping, Wesley College, Dublin
Congratulations to everyone who entered all the IASTA Competitions. The event was a great success and we would like to thank Airfield Farm and Gardens for hosting the event and the Farmers Journal for providing some additional prizes for the winners. Keep a look out for details of further IASTA competitions in 2015!