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Council Scholarship Awards

The Council's 2006 Student Work Experience Scholarships were presented at a luncheon in New York City. The awards program provides opportunities to student undergraduates from Irish Universities, in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, to undertake travel to the United States and to work temporarily in American Corporations.

The students selected by their colleges as the Council's 2006 scholars are:
Jonathan Craig
Jonathan Craig Jonathan Craig is studying Business at Queens University Belfast and was assigned to Allied Irish Bank in New York. He hails from Ballynahinch in County Down.

In the photo to the left, Jonathan Craig was presented with his award by Consul General Tim O'Connor and Council President Gibbons.

Jill Hanna
Jill Hanna Jill Hanna is an undergraduate student of Chemistry at University College Cork and reported for her assignment this year to Pfizer, Inc. in New York City. Jill resides in Crosshaven, County Cork.

In the photo to the left, Mike Gibbons, Jill Hanna, and MacDara Lynch, VP Global Manufacturing, Pfizer Inc.

Christina Staunton
Christina Staunton Christina Staunton is at University College Galway where she is studying Business. This year she spent several months working at the New York City headquarters of News Corporation. She lives in Knocknacarra, County Galway.

In the photo to the left, Ian Moore, Human Resources Director for News Corporation with Christina Staunton, and President Michael Gibbons.

Hugh O'Neill
Hugh O'Neill Hugh O'Neill is studying for a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the Quinn School of Business at University College Dublin. He spent the summer months at Mutual of America. He is a native Dubliner.

In the photo to the left, Dan LeSaffre, Human Resources Director at Mutual of America, Edward Kenney, Executive VP at Mutual of America, Hugh O'Neill, and Mike Gibbons.