Prize Winners at Graduation 2011

At last Thursday’s graduation ceremony, eleven students were awarded with prestigious scholarships and prizes to acknowledge their academic and personal achievements throughout their studies at Shannon College.

This year’s graduation class of 76 students were conferred with bachelor degrees and diplomas from the National University of Ireland and were also awarded graduate membership of the Irish Hospitality Institute. A highlight of the ceremony is the awarding of scholarships and prizes. See details below of the generous scholarships and awards kindly sponsored by some of the college’s partners and benefactors. Congratulations to all the award winners!

Banfi Foundation Scholarship
Lewis Quinn and Ivan Shkepu

To the student who during their time at Shannon College demonstrated to the greatest extent his or her commitment in the pursuit of perfection (value $10,000).
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The Doyle Collection Group Scholarship
Breege Holden

To the graduate adjudged to have displayed the greatest potential to succeed in hotel management (value €3,800).
Click here to find out more about Doyle Collection Hotels

The Guinness Storehouse Scholarship
Marjorie Fitzpatrick

To the graduate with the best academic results including Viva Voce Examination and Final Year Research Project (value €3,000).
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Irish Hotels Federation Prize
Magdalena Reischl

To the graduate with the best result in Financial Management 2
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French Prize
Eoin O’Higgins

To the graduate with the best result in French

English Prize
Munyaradzi Kangara

To the graduate with the best result in English

German Prize
Marjorie Fitzpatrick

To the graduate with the best result in German

Spanish Prize
Ivan Shkepu

To the graduate with the best result in Spanish

The Grand Hotel Malahide Scholarship
Niall Kelly

To the graduate who displayed during training the true meaning of welcome and conviviality in the Irish tradition of “Céad Míle Fáilte” (value €1,270).
Click here to find out more about the Grand Hotel, Malahide

Unilever Foodsolutions Scholarship
Diarmuid Connolly

To the graduate who demonstrated particular talent and commitment in the culinary field (value €1,000).
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The Louis Latour Prize
Patrick Farrell

To the graduate who displayed during training the true meaning of warmth and hospitality in the traditional French spirit of “Mon Hôte”.
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The Shannon College of Hotel Management Prize
Marjorie Fitzpatrick

To the graduate who completed the best Final Year Research Project.

The Bernard O’Mahony Prize
Stephen Callaghan

To the graduate who displayed the greatest determination to succeed (value €6,000).

The Shannon College of Hotel Management Trust Prize
Jalen Lou

To the graduate who consistently displayed commitment and engendered team spirit, epitomising the qualities that we expect from a member of our Shannon Family.

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