This award, consisting of a bog oak perpetual trophy, cash prize and certificate is presented to the student in the final year cohort, with the highest overall GPA in their year. This bog oak piece (‘High flyer’) is the work of sculptor Kevin Casey from Newtowncashel, Co. Longford. The piece has been carbon dated by the school of geosciences at Queen’s University Belfast and is approx. 5,600 years old.
The recipient, Geoffrey Wright completed his BSc Horticulture