St. Eunan’s College successful All-Ireland Higher Maths team are contesting the national finals again.
Over the years since the winning team 1999 of Paul Elliot, Hugh Harkin, Jamie Gallagher and Aodh Sweeney the school has competed in Cork University, University of Limerick, NUI Galway, Trinity College, UCD and next Saturday they travel to NUI Maynooth to compete against the top 20 schools in the All –Ireland Final.
In the Donegal final competing against 30 teams from all over the county St. Eunan’s College won first place with Royal and Prior, Raphoe second and a second St. Eunan’s College team and St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar, were third.
This is a competition for Higher Level Mathematic students. It involves questions set on the Leaving Certificate Curriculum with the emphasis on problem solving from general Algebra, Calculus to Probability.
The students who will represent the College in NUI Maynooth this year are Patrick Curran (Captain), Sean Halvey, Donal Farren and Zaid Muhammad and with former county All Ireland footballer Colm Mc Fadden they are well tutored.
The bronze medal winners were Conor Temple, Eunan Henry, Anthony Horgan (Captain) and Patrick Dorrian.
Back in 2007, the school won a silver medal with a team members Colm McCormick, Patrick Clear, Luke Kelly and Mark McGowan.
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