Congratulations to Trudy Mathews, winner of the VFI sponsored award for ‘Best Final Year Student on the BSc (Hons) degree in Bar Studies (Management & Entrepreneurship)’. Trudy revived her award at a recent prize giving ceremony in DIT Cathal Brugha Street.

Trudy Mathews pictured receiving the award from Jim Mc Cauley (left), Programme Chair of the DIT Bar Studies Degree. Also in the picture is Dr Frank Cullen (right), Head of DIT’s School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology.

Speaking at the awards, Dr Frank Cullen, said that “this prestigious occasion marks students’ achievements during the academic year while also bringing together many sponsors from industry.  It is indeed a special day of celebration for students and parents and without industry support this day would not have been made possible”. Dr Cullen thanked sponsors for their loyal support in making the occasion such a special celebration for the students.

DIT have a long history of successfully running Bar Studies programmes and details of their programmes are available at www.dit.ie/culinaryartsandfoodtechnology.