Amherst Irish Association
Cumann Gaelach Amherst

3 Finalists Chosen for Inaugural Margaret Maher Award

Our three essay finalists have been selected for the first Margaret Maher Award. Let's meet them!

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Samantha Haddad is a Junior working toward a double major in History and Art History at Mount Holyoke College. Samantha lives in New York, and Newtown, Tipperary. She has worked for the past two summers in Dublin and Belfast in implementing policy in the North and South.

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Heather Brennan is a Sophomore majoring in English at Amherst College. Heather is from San Diego, and is on the Field Hockey team.

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Monica Caggiano is a Senior majoring in Sport Management at Mass-Amherst. Monica is from Peabody, MA, and is President of the Women in Sport Management club.

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Each of the finalists will be present to read her essay at the next meeting of the Amherst Irish Association on Sunday, October 22nd at 2 p.m. Following the readings, the competition winner will be selected by Fionnuala Quinlan, Boston Consul General of Ireland. As usual, tea and scones to follow!

Best of luck to all our finalists!

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Posted: to General News on Fri, Oct 13, 2017
Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017