Aine, Katie and Niamh win at BT Young Scientist

Congratulations to 5th Year students Aine Dillon, Katie Curran and Niamh Creevy who won 3rd place in the senior Biological and Ecological category at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition in the RDS . This is the girls second year to represent the school in the competition.  Well done to all the eleven other students from the school who represented Magh Ene College so well at the exhibition!!! Thanks also to their teacher Mrs Vallely. The six projects from the school that were accepted to this year’s exhibition were as follows: Transition Year: Aaron Bradshaw and Oisin Carolan:  ‘An investigation into biofeedback’. Shane Towey, Gearoid Sweeney and Mason Collins: ‘An investigation into the effect of different strategies on success rate in penalty kicks’. Matthew Barry: ‘Improved electrochemical capacitor incorporating doped graphene and a liquefied gas electrolyte’. Rachel Moore, Anne Marie Roberts and Rachel Connolly: ‘An investigation into autumn foraging activity of four species of Irish bat’. Fifth year: Jamie Lee Clancy and Anna Gavigan: ‘An investigation into the effect of different plant extracts on the action of amylase on starch digestion’. Aine Dillon, Niamh Creevy and Katie Curran: ‘A test of the intermediate disturbance hypothesis on a rocky seashore in Bundoran.’  3507_20180112203232 6471_20180112203232 6120_20180112203232