ORMONDE College of Further Education, Kilkenny has once again comes out on top in the Careers Portal National Careers Skills Competition.
Student, Adam Broderick won first prize in the 2018 competition.
Adam studied on the QQI Level 5 Security Studies programme and came first in the country.
Two other students from Ormonde College were highly accolades.
Joseph Cashin, was lauded for Tourism and Event Management and Shannon O’Shea for Early Childhood Care and Education.
Shannon’s classmate Rukayat Mohammed was commended.
Award were presented at a ceremony at Ormonde College and students will be guests at a National Awards Ceremony in Dublin today, Wednesday.
Deputy Principal, John Kavanagh, paid tribute to the winners and thanked tutors, Conor O’Higgins, Laura Seoighe, Aoife Duffy, Deirdre Dowling and Margie Wall, Guidance Counsellor who has co-ordinated the competition at Ormonde College over the years.
John recalled that it was the third time a student from Ormonde College had been awarded first place in this competition.
National Skills competition promotes the importance of career skills and encourages the value of career research. It gives students the chance to reflect on the skills they developed during their work experience, and how those skills can help them in their future career.
The competition is developed by Careers Portal and is supported by the Department of Education and Skills, An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta (COGG), TY, LCVP and LCA Programmes.
The competition is sponsored by McDonald’s Ireland.