Ballynoe’s Sam Dunning wins Sci-fest in WIT

Sam Dunning who is a TY student at Coláiste an Chraoibhín, Fermoy was crowned as the overall winner of Sci-Fest at WIT on Thursday evening last with his project which is entitled ‘Investigating air flow around a satellite launching rocket.’

The Ballynoe native has always had interest in outer space and in satellites, rockets and travel through space.

When given the opportunity to choose a project for the BT Young Scientist earlier this year, he knew that it would be something to do with space science and physics. 

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