A SKIBBEREEN student has been honoured for the outstanding achievement of getting the country’s best result in the 2017 Leaving Certificate business exam.
Darren Seymour of Skibbereen Community School, was awarded a gold medal for his hugely impressive feat.
Darren received his medal at the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Business Studies Achievement Awards ceremony, hosted by Banking & Payment Federation Ireland (BPFI) at their offices in Nassau Street, Dublin.
The awards recognise the achievements of students in accounting, economics and business at Leaving Certificate level and business studies at Junior Certificate level.
The winners, including Darren, were presented by keynote speaker Sinead Grace of A&L Goodbody, who is also a previous BSTAI winner.
Darren’s teacher, Donal Murphy and school principal, Anton O’Mahony, were also recognised.