Scoilnet/ Encyclopaedia Britannica Competition Winner Announced
Breda Hickey, Principal of Churchtown National School in Athy, was the winner of a national competition to celebrate the recent visit by President Obama.
The competition, organised by Encyclopaedia Britannica and Scoilnet, was open to all primary school pupils and teachers throughout the country.
Breda won an iPad 2 for her school by correctly answering that President Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, by using Primary Britannica www.school.eb.co.uk/elementary which is available to all Irish schools via Scoilnet.
Breda is pictured receiving the iPad 2 from Patrick Coffey of Scoilnet.
The competition was supported by eircom.