Letterkenny IT award Sports Scholarships to 15 students.


Scholarships 15 group
The award of sports scholarships took place on Monday 23 February at a lunchtime presentation in the Radisson Blu Hotel.

Sports Scholarships were awarded to the following students of the institute.

John Kelly, Athletics, Shot Putt, from St Johnston, John is a national champion in the event.

Simon Archer, Athletics, High Jump, U23 indoor champion and a silver medalist in the national senior High Jump this year and is a native of Templemore, Co Tipperary.

Rugby; Danny Gallagher, Letterkenny, who has played at scrum half for the institute.

Jordan Toland , Ramelton, (Soccer) a Swilly Rovers player, Cathal McDaid, (Soccer) Letterkenny, who is a Finn Harps U19 player , Peter Doherty, (Soccer) Clonmany a player with Cockhill Celtic and who has recently been selected for the Irish Colleges representative team this year.

Darragh Gallagher, Glenties, GAA team captain, in Letterkenny IT, Anthony Browne from Drumkeen, (GAA), a half forward and a former member of Donegal U21 panel, Daire McDaid, (GAA), from Termon who is a skilled dual player in soccer and GAA, Brian Howley, (GAA), Breaffy, Co Mayo, a member of the Mayo club and a most influential player for the institute. Thomas Kerr, (GAA), who hails from Ballybay, Co . Monaghan, and was a member of the Monaghan GAA Senior panel in 2014.

Lee Scanlon, (Hurling), Killygordon, a member of the institute Hurling team and also St .Eunan’s hurling team and a member of the Donegal County squad, 2012-14.

Prionsais O’Lionan, (Hurling), a member of the St Eunan’s GAA team and a Young Player of the year in 2013 with the St Eunan’s club. Shaun Wogan, Basketball, who is a member of the Letterkenny IT Basketball Club for the past 4 years and previous scholarship winner.

Gemma Glackin, a member of the Ladies GAA County squad and Cathy De Ward a member of the Ladies GAA County squad at U 14 to Minor level and a 3rd year student of Business at the institute.

The awards were presented by Paul Hannigan, President, Letterkenny IT who commended the students on their achievements and also paid tribute to the efforts of the staff and coaches who assisted in the development of sports in the institute.