St Catherine’s celebrate another top batch of results

Local students were among the top achieving students at Saint Catherines College. Front from left, principal Noeleen Tiffney, Niamh Haughian, Ciara McGrane and senior teacher  Fionnuala Tennyson. Back from left,  Eimear Rodgers, senior teacher and parent Paul Rodgers and Caoimhe Lambe. Absent from photo: Anna McCann. INPT34-032
Local students were among the top achieving students at Saint Catherines College. Front from left, principal Noeleen Tiffney, Niamh Haughian, Ciara McGrane and senior teacher Fionnuala Tennyson. Back from left, Eimear Rodgers, senior teacher and parent Paul Rodgers and Caoimhe Lambe. Absent from photo: Anna McCann. INPT34-032

Most of this year’s leavers at Saint Catherine’s College in Armagh gained at least three A Levels at grades A*-C, with the vast majority securing the required grades for their first choice course at university.

Sarah Comiskey was the overall top achiever at A-level. She achieved A* in chemistry, biology and maths and grade A in English and will continue her education at London School of Economics where she will study actuarial science.

Other top results were achieved by Niamh Haughian, who scored A in French and Irish and C in business studies and will study economics with French at Queen’s University Belfast.

Ciara McGrane (A in geography and history, B in biology) will study radiography at University of Ulster; Eimear Rodgers (A* in geography and sociology, A in health and social care) will study geography at Queen’s University Belfast; Caoimhe Lambe (A* in geography, history and politics) is going to Queen’s to study international politics and conflict studies.

Anna McCann (A in health and social care, double award, B in geography) will study occupational therapy at University of Ulster.

Students who gained A*/A in two, three or four subjects were: Eva Mallon, Meaghan Hughes, Ciara McGrane, Lucy Burns, Erin McCann, Dearbhla Hunter, Eimear Rodgers, Caoimhe Baxter,Shannon Murray, Rossa Donnelly, Niamh Haughian, Sarah Comiskey, Caoimhe Lambe and Niamh Toal.

Also, Hannah Terrins, Caoimhe O’Hare, Jerlin James, Megan Sutton, Ellie Donnelly, Anna McCann, Shelly McVeigh, Diana Mezanec, Lauren Floyd and Viktorja Kubiliute.

Principal Noeleen Tiffney said, “The outstanding performance of our sixth form students is testimony to the determination and commitment of these young people and their teachers.

“I would also like to acknowledge the parents whose support underpins all our achievements.

“Providing education which is tailored to the needs of each pupil and offering individual support certainly pays dividends.”