This is an award given to three students who achieve the most meritorious results in Leaving Certificate Mathematics nationally. It was established in 2011 by the Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association (IMTA) and was sponsored by Accenture Ireland from 2011 to 2016. This award is part of our role of promoting mathematics nationwide. It aims to recognise excellence in mathematics at Leaving Certificate level. The recipients are chosen by the SEC.
The Award consists of
- A bronze trophy for each recipient
- A Certificate
- A plaque for the recipient’s school
- A bursary of €200 for each recipient
- A Masterclass in analytics
- A suitable personal gift
2016: Jack Lewis, Colaiste Eoin, Evan Bracken, St. Mary’s CBS, Bethan Godber, St. Joseph’s Secondary School
2015: Séamas MacLochlainn, The High School, Neil McCann, St. Michael’s College and Séan Kavanagh, Castleknock College.
2014: Keegan O’Mahoney Christian Brothers College, Cork, Karen Briscoe, Kinsale Community School and Gavin O’Driscoll, Hamilton High School.
2013: Conor Moloney, Christian Brothers College, Cork, Brendan O’Brien, Douglas Community School and Darragh Rice, St. Brendan’s College, Killarney
2012 winners were Philip Clarke, St. Mary Diocesan School, Drogheda, Fiona McCarthy, Mount Anville Secondary School, Dublin and Joe O’Sullivan, Blackrock College, Dublin.
2011: The first recipient of the award was Alan O’Regan, a former pupil of Christian Brothers’ College in Cork.