Limerick game designer scoops national award

first_imgFacebook Linkedin NewsEducationLimerick game designer scoops national awardBy Editor – May 17, 2017 1292 Print For more information on the 2017 eir Junior Spider Awards and further details on the winning entries log onto Previous articleTrain services to be disrupted throughout month of JuneNext articleWin cinema tickets Editor TAGSJunior SpidersLIT Moylish center_img Advertisement WhatsApp Email Eir Junior Spider Awards, Croke Park, Monday 8th May 2017.Eir Junior Spider Awards, Croke Park, Monday May 8, 2017.A young Limerick game designer has had his creations recognised with a national award.James Corneille from LIT (Moylish campus) won in the Best Game/Mobile App category at this Eir Junior Spiders Awards which reward students and young adults, aged 4 to 19, for the innovative ways they use the internet, especially in the areas of website coding, development and design.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up James’ project, Skizzle Ninja, scooped top honours in the 16-19 years old category, “I’ve a passion in education,” said James, “so I wanted to boost that, for children, but in a fun and enjoyable way through animations.”As with previous years, the Awards provide an amazing springboard for students who wish to pursue a career in this sector by providing access to influential business executives from a range of sectors across Irish business.John Anslow, Head of Sponsorship, eir and Chair of the eir Junior Spider Awards Judging Panel said “This has been another great year for the awards. The level of talent in schools across Ireland is mindblowing and it’s such a pleasure to witness first-hand the creativity, passion, ingenuity and genius of our students. In addition to congratulating all of today’s winners I would also like to say well done to all those schools shortlisted. It’s a fantastic achievement to get that far. eir is very proud to sponsor these Awards, and to be at the forefront of recognising the talent that is clearly present in classrooms around the country.” Twitterlast_img read more