Two students at the Abbey Vocational School have been selected to train for the Irish Maths Olympiad team. Jessica Weitbreach and Pauric Doherty were selected based on their outstanding Maths results in the Junior Certificate Examination. The two students have been invited to attend enrichment classes in collages such as University College Dublin, NUI Galway and NUI Maynooth. Their class teacher, Ms Rosemary Quinn was delighted with the news and complimented the two students on their outstanding achievement.
Principal, Emmanuel McCormack said he was delighted for the students and their families and also paid tribute to their maths teacher, Rosemary Quinn and the entire maths department at the Abbey Vocational School.
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is a prestigious annual team competition for mathematically talented second-level students representing their countries. Ireland has participated in the competition since 1988 and Irish students have won medals in eight of those competitions. The next IMO takes place in July 2012.
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