498 students representing 31 counties receive Trinity College High Achievers awards

Posted on: 29 November 2001

A total of 498 first-year students have been awarded special ‘Entrance Exhibition Awards’. The students receiving awards each achieved 545 points or higher (more than 6 A2 grades) in this year’s Leaving Certificate (or equivalent GCE A-level grades). The students represent 278 schools from 31 counties.

At a ceremony to mark the occasion, the Provost of Trinity College,
Dr John Hegarty stated that approximately “Fifty-five per cent of CAO entrants to Trinity College had over 500 points in the Leaving Certificate in 2001.”