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The Pro-Share team, through to the UK Final of the Student Investor competition - View Full Size Image
The Pro-Share team, through to the UK Final of the Student Investor competition
25/03/2009 SHARE TRIUMPH FOR LORETO COLLEGE TEAM

A team from Loreto College Coleraine has taken first place in the Regional Final of the prestigious IFS Pro-Share Student Investor competition.

Team-members Andrew Crozier, Elizabeth Lane, Aine Quigg and John Ward were among the top twenty groups to qualify from the Northern Ireland, Scotland and North of England region.† The students, accompanied by their teacher Mr Gerry McGouran (Head of Economics at Loreto College) travelled to the Sage Conference Centre, Gateshead, to take part in the Regional Final on Wednesday 25th March.† At a tightly-contested event, much was at stake, with the top two teams due to qualify for the National Finals to be held in London in April.† The Loreto team took first place, winning high praise from the competitionís judging panel.

With generous cash awards and a trip to New York on offer for the top teams in the National Final, the Loreto College team will be travelling to London with high hopes and after a great deal of preparatory work.† The students and Mr McGouran were congratulated on their tremendous success at Regional level by Mr Brian Lenehan, College Principal, and wished well for the National Final on behalf of all the staff and students of the school.