Monday, 22 October 2012 09:25
18th October 2012: Three students from Waterford Institute of Technology have been awarded CPA Merit Awards from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland for their outstanding results in their exams. Patrick O’Riordan and Diyanghuan Fan were both recognised for their excellent results in their second year accountancy exams. Liana Moynan was also a prize winner for excelling in her Bachelor of Business Studies third year paper.
The students were presented with their awards at a prizegiving ceremony at the WIT Campus on Wednesday 10th October. Paul Treacy, the course leader in the WIT BA in Accounting degree, commended the students on their results. “It is important to recognise the excellence of students like Liana, to encourage others to take inspiration from their hard work. I would like to congratulate all the students on their outstanding results and to thank the CPA Institute for recognising their efforts.”
Founded in 1943, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies, with in excess of 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institute’s qualification enjoys wide international recognition. Its membership operates in public practice, industry, financial services and the public sector and CPAs work in 40 countries around the world. For further information visit www.cpaireland.ie.
Caption: (l-r) Prizewinners Patrick O’Riordan and Liana Moynan pictured with former CPA President, Geoff Meagher at the award ceremony. Missing from photo: Diyanghuan Fan.