Natalie scoops CCEA Excellence Award

A former Loreto College pupil has been presented with awards in recognition of outstanding achievement in her A levels at the annual CCEA Celebrating Excellence ceremony.

Natalie Costello took first place in CCEA A Level Economics and A Level Geography. She was also presented with the NI Consumer Council Award for Excellence in Economics. She is now studying Medicine at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Speaking at the event, Anne Marie Duffy, Director of Qualifications at CCEA, commented: “CCEA takes pride in organising this special ‘Celebrating Excellence’ event, which is now in its fourteenth year.

“It allows us to recognise the achievements of some very talented young people, as well as the support and encouragement of the families, friends and teachers who have been integral to their success.

“We wish all the students here today all the very best in their future endeavours.’

Loreto principal, Michael James congratulated Natalie on this superb achievement, and paid tribute to her teachers, Mr Gerry McGouran and Mrs Stacey Mellon (Economics) and Miss Liz Curry, Mrs Meabh McGreevy and Mr Liam Shaw (Geography) on their dedication, on behalf of all the staff and students of the college.