Drumlease NS students runners up in national competition

Students from Drumlease N. S., Drumlease, Co Leitrim have been named runners up for their entry entitled ‘Electricity Generation’ in this year’s Engineers Ireland Xperience Engineering Competition 2012. The finals took place in The Helix, DCU, Dublin 9.

Students from Drumlease N. S., Drumlease, Co Leitrim have been named runners up for their entry entitled ‘Electricity Generation’ in this year’s Engineers Ireland Xperience Engineering Competition 2012. The finals took place in The Helix, DCU, Dublin 9.

Students from Cahir Boys NS (Tipperary) were named winners of the Junior category with students from John Scottus, Dublin taking the trophy for the prestigious title of the senior category. Both category winners received a laptop and trophy for their school.

The ‘Xperience Engineering’ competition is just one of the activities run by the Engineers Ireland STEPS programme, designed to encourage students to explore the world of engineering and science, and inform them of the fantastic career opportunities in engineering. The STEPS programme is supported by Discover Science and Engineering, Ireland’s national science promotion programme managed by Science Foundation Ireland on behalf of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

For information on STEPS, Engineers Ireland’s Programme and the Xperience Engineering project please call a member of the STEPS team on (01) 6651340, email: info@steps.ie, or simply click here