CCEA GCE Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony recognises the achievements of top students

From left to right: CCEA Chairman Trevor Carson, Sean McAvoy from St Patrick's College Banbridge, Bethan McDonnell from Belfast Royal Academy and CCEA Chief Executive Justin Edwards

55 outstanding local students were recognised at CCEA's annual GCE Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony. Principals, teachers, family and friends joined them to celebrate their success at Parliament Buildings on 18 December 2017.

The students, from 37 schools from across Northern Ireland were recognised for achieving top marks in the CCEA GCE summer 2017 examinations. Justin Edwards, Chief Executive at CCEA, congratulated the students on their success at A level.

Speaking at the event, CEO Justin Edwards said:

"Tonight is very much about celebrating the achievement of the top A level candidates. I congratulate each of them for their hard work and dedication to their chosen subjects. I wish them well as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. I would also like to recognise and thank those that have supported them in their achievements, particularly their teachers, family and friends."

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