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. The award is now solely the remit of the IMTA. 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 State Examinations Commission.
The Award consists of
- A bronze trophy for each recipient
- A plaque for the recipient’s school
2019: Daniel Andrews, Christian Brothers’ College, Cork, James Scally, Christian Brothers’ College, Cork, Ruaidhrí Campion, Marist College, Athlone, Cian Dunne, Blackrock College, Dublin
2018: James O’Grady, Gonzaga College, Aoife Gardiner, Newbridge College, Colin Smyth, Patrician Academy Newbridge.
2017: Cillian O’Dochartaigh , Colaiste Eoin, Ciarán William Lennon, St. Kierans College, James Callanan, St. Benildus College.
2016: Jack Lewis, Coláiste Eoin, Evan Bracken, St. Mary’s CBS, Christian Brothers’ College, Cork, 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: Philip Clarke, St. Mary’s Diocesan School, Drogheda, Fiona McCarthy, Mount Anville Secondary School, Dublin and Joe O’Sullivan, Blackrock College, Dublin.
2011: Alan O’Regan, Christian Brothers’ College in Cork. (1st ever recipient of the award)