Tullamore schools compete in AIT science quiz

THE Department of Life and Physical Sciences, AIT hosted the annual regional round of the ISTA (Irish Science Teachers Association) national second level science quiz.

THE Department of Life and Physical Sciences, AIT hosted the annual regional round of the ISTA (Irish Science Teachers Association) national second level science quiz.

The standard of answering was excellent again this year and it was well contested, with the top four teams still in with a chance of winning as the quiz entered its’ last round.

Tullamore were well represented by two teams from the Sacred Heart School: Amy Gorman, Ruth Kelly, and Shariha Zamin and a second team comprising of Jessica Somers, Mahrukh Waheed, Blathnaid Quinn. Their teacher was Ms Elaine O’Doherty

Tullamore College were represented by Rhiagh Cleary, Eoin Magner, Rama Ial. Their teacher was Ms Elaine Howlin

The top three teams (Moate Community School, Mean Scoil Mhuire, Longford and Colaiste Mhuire, Mullingar) represented the region in the National Final at TCD.