Roscommon student awarded top Scholarship

Martin and Carmel Naughton, CBS Roscommon Principal Kevin Scollan, County Roscommon scholar Daniel Hughes from CBS Roscommon Secondary School, and former Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the 2023 Naughton Foundation Scholarship awards at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin recently. Pic: Kieran Harnett

On Saturday, October 14th, County Roscommon student Daniel Hughes was awarded a Naughton Foundation Scholarship worth €24,000 at a ceremony in the Trinity Business School in Dublin.

The award was presented by founding patrons of the Naughton Foundation, Dr Martin Naughton and his wife Carmel, who were joined by former Taoiseach Enda Kenny to present winning students with their awards and cheques.

Supporting academic and innovative excellence in Irish students, the Naughton Foundation Scholarship Awards are an investment in the future of Ireland’s reputation as a country with outstanding graduates promoting the study of engineering, science, and technology at third level.

The Roscommon winner, Daniel Hughes, a former student of CBS Roscommon Secondary School, has accepted a place studying Computer Science at Maynooth University.

Daniel joins 37 exceptional Irish students who were awarded third level scholarships towards their studies in the areas of engineering, science, technology, and maths.

CBS Roscommon Secondary School was awarded a prize of €1,000 towards their school’s science facilities, for their support of their winning student.