25 Presentation students are finalists in the 2020 BT Young Scientist Competition. Pictured in their school recently were; Back: Anna Moran, Danielle Creed, Julia Trojack, Paulina Griciute, Amy Delaney, Ciara McLoughlan and Caoimhe Leonard; Second row: Emily O’Brien, Aoife O’Farrell, Aimee Walsh, Katelyn Tierney, Mary Kate Dalton and Roisin Maher; Second row from front: Thea Coleman, Niamh Joy, Jenny Mullins, Cate O’Brien, Brianna Fuller and Susan Rea; Front: Emily O’Hanlon, Michelle McGrath, Katie Walsh, Shauna Maher, Leanne Quirke and Sarah Moher. (Picture: Jamie O'Flaherty)

There were great celebrations recently at Presentation Secondary School, Mitchelstown when their Transitions Year students were informed that nine teams had been accepted into the BT Young Scientist Competition in January 2020. 

This is an incredible achievement for Presentation Secondary, being one of the highest number of qualifying projects from any individual school in the country.

The projects were accepted into the Social and Behavioural section as well as the Biological and Ecological section. 

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