County’s A-level students celebrate success

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FERMANAGH’S school leavers have come up trumps after another successful A Level results day.

Hundreds of students celebrated resounding results across the county and the vast majority are now preparing to take the next step in their educational career.

Among those were pupils from St Michael’s College, Enniskillen, who were thrilled by their 90 per cent A* – C grades.


Principal Mark Henry said: “We are delighted with the performance of the students in our range of vocational subjects.

“The vast majority of our students have been placed in their chosen course at University. This is just reward for all their hard work over the last two years in St. Michael’s College.”

Devenish College principal Mervyn Walker praised the school’s students who achieved 65% A*-C grades.

“I am delighted with this year’s A Level and BTEC Level 3 results.

“They are going on to study a variety of courses such as Computing Technologies, Leisure and Events Management, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Music, Engineering Management and Product and Furniture Design.”

St Mary’s College Irvinestown, who reintroduced A-Levels said students exceeded all expectations.

“They have excelled in all of their subjects and this is testament to their attitude, self-belief and industry throughout the two years.


“We are extremely proud of our students, delighted with their success and excited about their future.”

St Fanchea’s principal Martha Smyth said: “Pupils have achieved their potential and have secured places in universities or in higher education courses.

“The results achieved reflect the hard work and commitment of the girls, the dedication and inspiration of staff and the support and encouragement of parents. We wish the girls continued success in their future.”

The Board of Governors, staff and principal of Fivemiletown College congratulated their students.

Mr Dunne stated: “98.5% of our A level students achieved A*- E grades with 75% achieving A* – C.

“We would like to congratulate all the students from the College.”

St Comhghall’s College, Lisnaskea students surpassed last year’s achievements. Principal Gary Kelly stated: “Following an anxious wait over the holidays, St Comhghall’s students were in a jubilant mood last week as they celebrated excellent A’ Level results. 2014 has seen the school achieve its best ever results. 88% of students achieved the top A*- B grades, while 60% of students achieved 3 or more A*-C grades.”

St. Joseph’s College, Enniskillen principal Mr Jackson-Ware stated: “The delight of the St Joseph’s College students was evident as they celebrated their success at A level.

“All students obtained the grades they required to move on to their preferred next level of education.

“The majority are going to university with a few choosing local Foundation Degree courses or work related training.

“Special congratulations must go to Paul Coulter who gained an Achievers Award Scholarship (Sport) to attend John Moore’s University in Liverpool.

Acting principal at Erne Integrated College said: “The school enjoyed a 100 per cent pass rate.

“We are delighted that the students are all going off to the places they wanted to go. Achievement has been very good and results are improving year on year.”

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