569 Students Representing 32 counties receive Trinity College High Achiever Awards

Posted on: 30 November 2007

A total of 569 first-year students have been awarded special ‘Entrance Exhibition Awards’ at Trinity College . The students receiving awards each achieved 545 points or higher (more than 6 A2 grades) in their Leaving Certificate examination (or equivalent second level examination). The students represent 281 schools from 32 counties as well as from other EU schools.

Congratulating the students on their achievement at a ceremony to mark the occasion, the Vice Provost of Trinity College, Prof Ruth Byrne, stated that “545 points in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent illustrates remarkable ability and commitment to hard work. Of a total of 50,870 CAO Leaving Certificate candidates, 1528 achieved 545 points or more and approximately 37% of these students accepted places at Trinity College .”

Entrance exhibitioners aaron watson, emma finch and aine masterson receiving their awards