Awards & Achievements

Stratford College is proud to celebrate the participation, success and achievements of all our students

Award / 8 January 2021
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TY Quantum computing language project wins two awards at 2021 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Congratulations to Ayush Tambde (TY) who was awarded the following prizes at the 2021 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition on Friday, 8th January:

  • 1st Prize Individual Intermediate Technology
  • Stripe Special Award for "most ambitious use of software in enabling a device or creating a service which will likely have a significant economic and/or social impact when deployed at scale"

See Computer Science blog for details.

Award / 14 December 2020
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Three 3rd Years win 2nd prize in Classics Now National competition

Congratulations to 3rd Year Classical Studies students Daniel Corboy, Josh Taylor and Sam O'Dwyer who won 2nd prize in the Classics Now competition for secondary students. Classics Now is a cultural festival.

See Classics blog for details.

Award / 23 November 2020
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Two 5th Years win award at SciFest National Finals 2020

Congratulations to Finn Nankivell and Cian Glynn in 5th Year who won the "Berlin Long Night of Science" Award at the online SciFest National Finals on 21st November for their coding project called "Lost" which they started in TY. They won a three-day trip to Berlin in June 2021 to celebrate its Long Night of Science - when Berlin opens up its labs, libraries and musuems.

See Computer Science blog for details.

Award / 16 October 2020
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Three Leaving Certificate Computer Science students accepted to participate on IBM Quantum Computing course

Congratulations to Zack Musumeci (6th Year), Mia Quirke (5th Year) and Josh Wynne (5th Year) who successfully applied to the IBM course on Introduction to Quantum Computing with lectures from MIT, Boston and Oxford University. The course started on 18th October 2020 and continues through to May 2021.

See Science/Maths blog for details.

Award / 27 August 2020
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TY students win key awards at SciFest@TU Blanchardstown for their coding projects

Congratulations to TY students Finn Nankivell, Cian Glynn and Sid Katepally for winning the overall award and the SpecSavers award at this year's online SciFest hosted by TU Blanchardstown in May 2020. They now go on to compete in the online SciFest National Finals in late November with their game called 'Lost' for visually impaired. They coded it in Scratch.

Congratulations too to TY students Alex Cooke and Ross Gaynor who won the Intel Technology award for their project which was coded in Scratch and used Micro:bits.

See Science/Maths blog for details.

Award / 12 May 2020
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Nellie Warren published in Irish Times "Fighting Words" supplement for a second time

Congratulations to 5th Year student, Nellie Warren, for being published for a second time in the Irish Times "Fighting Words" supplement on 12th May 2020. Her story is called "The Definition of Lonely". Nellie's writing was featured in the 2018 "Fighting Words" supplement.

See English/Drama blog for details.

Award / 11 March 2020
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Stratford College Classics students win both the Junior and Senior Young Classicist Awards 2020

Congratulations to Caoimhe (1st Year) and Emma, Melanija and Sophie (6th Year) who won 1st place in both the Junior and Senior sections of the Young Classicist Awards on 10 March 2020 organised by the Classical Association of Ireland-Teachers and UCD Classics department.

See Classics/History blog for details.

Award / 10 March 2020
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TY student wins inaugural Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies

Congratulations to Dragos Cazan who won first prize in the inaugural Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies for TY students, announced on 6 March 2020. The competition is organised by Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with the History Teachers Association of Ireland.

See Classics/History blog for details.

Award / 28 February 2020
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TY students win Best Presentation award at the 2020 Dublin City Student Enterprise Awards ceremony

Congratulations Mia Warren, Grace Wright, Isobel Murphy and Hannah Morgan, TY students, who won the Best Presentation award at the Dublin City Student Enterprise Awards ceremony on Thursday, 27th February 2020 for their product "SUP" - Save Your Product.

See Business/LCVP blog for details.

Award / 17 January 2020
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Nine Stratford students make the 2020 Bebras National Computational Thinking Finals

Congratulations to the following nine students who were invited to the 2020 Bebras National Finals. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Finals were postponed to 19th September 2020.

  • Cassie Murphy and Josh Taylor (2nd Year)
  • Seán Noonan and Dónal Ó Maolagáin (3rd Year)
  • Togii Chilkhaajav, Nathan Siung, Sid Katepally, Jason Li and Ross Gaynor (TY)

See Science/Maths blog for details.