Chris scoops top engineering award

 Chris scoops top engineering award

Chris McConnaghie, winner of the Dayle Smyth Endeavour Award, who was awarded a Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Distinction

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FORMER Ballycastle man Chris McConnaghie has been awarded the prestigious Dayle Smyth Endeavour Award for his outstanding performance at Northern Regional College in Ballymena.

The mature engineering student, who is employed as maintenance manager with SDC Trailers in Toomebridge, completed the Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with distinction at the College.

Chris is currently doing a BEng (Hons) degree. Married and now living in Antrim, he has a young son and another baby on the way.

He said his decision to attend the College was prompted by the realisation that accredited qualifications could help with his career progression.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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