Dungannon students earn their stripes at ceremony

Study USA Student of the Year runners up: (from left) Caoimhe-Rose Rafferty, Aisling Jordan, Debbie Sewell and Caroline Black, were recently congratulated at a graduation ceremony at the Belfast  Harbour Commissioner's Office.
Study USA Student of the Year runners up: (from left) Caoimhe-Rose Rafferty, Aisling Jordan, Debbie Sewell and Caroline Black, were recently congratulated at a graduation ceremony at the Belfast Harbour Commissioner's Office.

Dungannon girls, Aisling Jordan and Caoimhe-Rose Rafferty, have been named as runners-up in 2015’s Study USA Student of the Year.

Aisling, who is currently studying Business Information Technology at Queen’s University, spent a year at Greensbro College, North Carolina, while Caoimhe-Rose, a student at St Mary’s College, spent a year studying business at Ferrum College, Virginia.

They were among 66 students from Northern Ireland to successfully graduate from the programme and were honoured at a graduation ceremony at Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s Office.