BEES Student Wins Graduate of the Year
Wed, 15 Feb 2012
Peadar Brehony from the School of BEES has been awarded the College of SEFS Graduate of the Year Medal for 2011.
A zoology graduate, Peadar's extra-curricular activities in science/engineering related areas included: involvement in various voluntary zoological research projects in Kenya and Santa Barbara, California; setting up a programme where 5th yr students from Glenstal Abbey School volunteer in a secondary school in Tanzania during the summer months; represented UCC, in the under 20 level in junior rugby; active member of UCC Surf Club; participated in activities run by the UCC Mountaineering & Orienteering Clubs and a member of the Oneworld, Environmental and Photography Society.
Peadar was also awarded first class honours in his 4th year project and winner of the Maire F Mulcahy prize.