Carrickfergus students celebrate double award success

Erin McElvogue is presented with the J.C. Davidson (Memorial) Cup by Dr Peter Hamill who was guest speaker at the Stranmillis University College prize presentation. INCT 29-791-CON
Erin McElvogue is presented with the J.C. Davidson (Memorial) Cup by Dr Peter Hamill who was guest speaker at the Stranmillis University College prize presentation. INCT 29-791-CON

Two Carrickfergus students appear set for a bright future in the classroom after chalking up success at Stranmillis University College.

Erin McElvogue and David Stewart were double award winners at the Belfast college’s annual prize presentation.

David Stewart receiving the Society of Teachers in Business Education Cup from Dr Peter Hamill, Secretary to the Church of Ireland Board of Education NI.  INCT 29-790-CON

David Stewart receiving the Society of Teachers in Business Education Cup from Dr Peter Hamill, Secretary to the Church of Ireland Board of Education NI. INCT 29-790-CON

A former Ulidia Integrated College pupil, Erin received the J.C. Davidson (Memorial) Cup, which recognises the most significant contribution to the subject of Physical Education by a graduate.

She was also a recipient of the prize presented by Stranmillis University College Association to graduating BEd (Primary) students who have, in the recorded judgements of tutors and supervising teachers, shown particular notable promise as a classroom practitioner,

David picked up the cup presented by the Society of Teachers in Business Education for the final year student adjudged to have made the greatest contribution to Business Studies.

An ex-student of Belfast Metropolitan College, David also won the Gail Addison Memorial Prize. Established in memory of a former student by her family and the staff and students of the college, it is awarded to the graduating BEd (Post Primary) student who has shown particular notable promise as a classroom practitioner.