Senior Science Quiz

During Science week Three Mary’s teams took part in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz hosted in GMIT. 28 teams from schools all around Galway participated as part of a coordinated nationwide quiz featuring over 600 schools. Our three teams finished in second, third and fifth place on the night…a fantastic achievement. Michael,Alex and Andrei finished second, Harold, Brian and Jakub finished third, thus qualifying for the All-Ireland Final, while the team of Eamonn, Zalan and Hubert were extremely unluckily to miss out on a place in the final by a solitary point.
Over the weekend both qualified teams travelled to Trinity College in Dublin where they took their place amongst the top fifty school science teams from all across the country. There each team acquitted themselves brilliantly, finishing 7th and 20th overall. Our first team narrowly missed out on a podium finished because, as they said themselves…’they mucked up a few banker questions!!’
We’re very proud of their efforts… and they have clearly shown that Mary’s lads can hold compete on an equal footing with the best.