ENGINEERS who worked on the new Colaiste Ailigh building this week went back to visit students at the school.
As part of the SB3 schools bundle BAM construction built a number of schools across the country and today, those schools are filled with students with hopes and aspirations for their future.
To help those students make decisions about their future 8 BAM Engineers volunteered to go back to school as part of the Engineers Week programme.
Coláiste Ailigh in Letterkenny was visited by Amy Wilson and Fiachra O’Muineachain who swapped their hard hats for some “chalk and talk”.
Both engineers volunteered to go back in to Coláiste Ailigh where they were deeply involved with the construction of the state of the art building. They showed the transition year students how their school started as a green field, and the construction process that delivered the school and classrooms they are sitting in today.
During the session, students saw photos as the project progressed and learned about the challenges the engineers faced along the way. They learned about the role of an Engineer during construction and got an opportunity to ask questions to enable them make decisions about choosing a career in Engineering.