Congratulations to some of our Transition year students who won awards at the UCC MPT awards on Wednesday. The School of Computer Science and INformation Technology at University College Cork runs a variety of outreach programs aimed at primary and secondary schools from the Munster area, called “Munster Programming Training”.
David Selmeczy won third prize in the the programming competition – 171 marks out of 180. David Brett was not too far behind and David also won third prize in the Website Design competition – again another major achievement. The last part of the course involved the students working in groups to make a short film and John Cotter and Peter Klys took first prize here,
Hieu Power won double gold at ONAKAI Karate Ireland national karate championships in Dublin on Sunday. Hieu is training very hard in pursuit of his dream of representing Ireland in the Paris Olympics in 2024 and is part of the emerging talent programme based in UCC.