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Students who participated in the UK Final of the Big Bang UK Scientists and Engineers Competition, with teacher Mrs M Close - View Full Size Image
Students who participated in the UK Final of the Big Bang UK Scientists and Engineers Competition, with teacher Mrs M Close
23/03/2018 LORETO BIG BANG UK FINALISTS PAY TRIBUTE TO SPONSORS

The Loreto College students and their teacher who reached the UK Finals of the Big Bang UK Scientists and Engineers Competition, have paid tribute to local companies who sponsored them for this prestigious competition.  Loreto College was represented at the UK Finals by Year 14 students Dominic Bradley, Fearghal Close and Séan Doherty and Year 13 students Dónal Close and Sian Donaghy.  The students were mentored and accompanied by Head of Physics Mrs Maeve Close.

The students were sponsored by Armstrong Medical, J Bradley and Sons, Daniel Henry Estate Agents, Limavady Printing Company, McAtamney Butchers, Rafferty Roof Trusses and Surefoot Scaffolding.

At the UK Finals, Dónal Close and Sian Donaghy were named runners-up in the Senior Science section: a wonderful achievement.  All five students were presented with Finalist medals.

Mrs Maeve Close paid tribute to the companies who sponsored the students, commenting that their generosity had made a huge difference to facilitating their endeavours and their journey to Birmingham.  Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, joined Mrs Close in paying tribute to the sponsors as well as congratulating the students and their teachers on these wonderful achievements.